South Bend, IN
A 24-year-old male asked:
i have small painless muscle twitches almost daily. only last a few minutes. in eyelid, arms, legs, fingers etc. changes daily. possibly lou gehrigs?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Radiology 47 years experience
Not ALS: Your symptoms are not those of als, aka lou gehrig's disease. Symptoms usually do not develop until after age 50, but they can start in younger people. Persons with ALS have a loss of muscle strength and coordination that eventually gets worse and makes it impossible to do routine tasks. If your twitches are of concern, see your doctor and get a general physical exam with routine blood work.
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