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Midlothian, IL
A 24-year-old male asked:

Sore feeling in my arm with pain in wrist. could this be als? ive read als effects one limb at first before it begins progressing. no obvious weakness

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
No, no, no: This is NOT ALS for numerous reasons, but if you are concerned about wrist pain, see your doctor, and maybe get an X-ray. If you have injured your wrist do not delay, as sometimes, aseptic necrosis can affect the small bones articulating wrist function, if not treated appropriately.
Last updated Mar 12, 2015

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