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Offline jsnichols23

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Localized twitching-could it be ***
« on: May 19, 2014, 10:13:19 AM »
Hey guys a question for all of you who have experience with ALS. I have be having twitching in the same localized spot in my forearm for the past 4 days. I am not sure if my arm is getting weaker as it is my non dominant arm.  This is sort of silly but I arm wrestled someone with the arm in question and won--that being said should I consider this as benign or be more concerned?

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Re: Localized twitching-could it be ***
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2014, 02:00:32 PM »
Hey josh the twitching in also usually happens when there is noticeable weakness in the affects limb and after the muscles becomeatrophic. So by the tto e the twitching starts you know something really worn. Hope it helps
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Re: Localized twitching-could it be ***
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2014, 03:58:59 PM »
The weakness almost always happens in the distal portions of the body first...meaning you would no longer be able to button your shirt or open a door by the time the twitching hits.  Twitching is a late sign of ***.  BTW: I just got over a 2 day hot spot in my right arm.  As much as I know about this illness it still unsettles me. 
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