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    pain & spasticity in throat.

    Hi, Does anyone struggle with severe pain and stiffness in their throat? I’ve had intense pain in throat area for more than 2 years. It’s a stiff cramping pain and it’s relentless! Is it spasticity gone amok? I’m more than 4 years in, classified as UMN syndrome. Pain, spasticity, difficulty...
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    frustrated with generic symptoms

    Hi, I am new to this site but reading the posts has helped me feel like I am not alone. My journey started in Aug 2009. I had generic symptoms, starting with swelling in my hands and fatigue. I have been to several specialists each time a "new" symptom would appear and every test would come...
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    Methotrexate improve walking

    Hey All, Has anyone ever been on Methotrexate for stiff muscles/problems with walking in lower body? I could barely walk a short distance prior to being on these meds, let alone get off the bed/couch. My arthritis doc put me on Metho(10 mg) 6 mths ago for this. It helped after about 3-4...
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    Scared Help Please!

    Ok. Here is my story. I came here last year scared and concerned about widespread twitching. I went to the neuro in July 2010 and I had 3 visits with him from July to September. He only did an EMG of my arms at this time. I have always had pulse twitching. Meaning heart beat twitching. It...
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    Scared

    I really need some help! My GP is useless (I am in the process of getting a second opinion). Sorry if this whole list reads like a novel but I need some objective answers from the real people that know and can point me in the direction I need to go, whether that be a neurologist (dr wont refer...
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    I have fibromyalgia

    Hi and welcome to our forum blee-- I have fibromyalgia and my flare ups feel exactly like-- cramping. We usually use our muscles bilaterally, so often times, it will hit me on both sides. Now don't start worrying about fibro..... I guess I shouldn't have mentioned that...... there are many more...
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    Back Pain, Insomnia, and body temp

    Hi everyone. If you can reply to any of the below symptoms I'd be grateful: I read several past posts about pain. My husbands primary issues are in his legs but he has tremendous lower back pain but refuses pain meds. He is on Baclofin 2 x 10mg three times a day to reduce spasms and cramping...
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    B-12 and fibro

    Hi welcome to the forum. You mention your husband is taking B-12 shots, was his B-12 pretty low? I do not have ALS, but have pernicious anemia (a chronic B-12 deficiency caused by not being able to properly absorb B-12 from food.). It can cause fatigue, cramping, muscle twitching, weird...
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    Does anyone share my symptoms?

    I am a 28 year old female and have been living with chronic pain for the past 4 years. I haven't been officially diagnosed with anything other than fibromyalgia. My symptoms would come and go in pretty regular patterns and last for about 4-7 days. No medications helped. I was difficult to...
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    Wondering about progressive symptoms

    I am asking on behalf of my wife and would sincerely appreciate input. My wife is 35 years old and has been experiencing some slowly progressive symptoms that has had me concerned. She has experienced symptoms of restless legs syndrome in the past. She also sees a rheumotologist for...
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