A member asked:

I have had sore arms and one sore leg a couple days after carrying water case have had history of occasional muscles twitches in calves, bicep, thighs and back last 9 years. occasional tingling in hands same time. worried about als.healthy 30 yo male?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Disease involving motor tracts of lateral columns and anterior horns of spinal cord and cranial motor nerves. Disease usually onset after 40 and male a female are effected equally. Disease is associated by muscle weakness and atrophy initially distally. This is then associated with hyperreflxia/clonus and then odd symptoms such as excessive laughing or crying. Respiratory depression the end.

Answered Sep 4, 2019



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