Santa Fe, NM
A 20-year-old male asked:
after a year of symptom onset of altered sensation and or perceived weakness in left leg and left arm with no change, how likely is it als? 20 male.
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Not likely at all: The average age of onset of ALS is 55; an onset at age 20 is extremely rare (though possible). But there are other potential serious causes including multiple sclerosis and lyme disease. Please see a neurologist for an evaluation.
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4733 viewsAnswered Dec 15, 2018
Neurosurgery 31 years experience
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Last updated Dec 15, 2018
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