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A 22-year-old male asked:

22/m have twitch all over my body, and neck when i make gestures,weak hands, arms,legs, what are the chances i have als?need peace of mind please!

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management 36 years experience
Not big: This is not the usual presentation of ALS.Unfortunately, I can't give you peace of mind because there are other disorders that can present this way.Some are simple like mineral or vitamin deficiencies.Some are due to nerve/central nervous system problems.Regardless, this is serious enough that I would recommend seeing doctor ASAP for proper diagnosis.Only then can you get treatment/peace of mind.

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