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Suggest Treatment For ALS

Hi, I think I'm getting ALS! I'm in Iran and have a bad mother! My father died of ALS, and I think now I have too. I'm 25 years old. can you help me? I have fatigue, some fasciculation in some parts of body (for about some minutes), atrophy and fasic in tongue and...
Wed, 25 Jul 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

The diagnosis of ALS is primarily based on the symptoms and signs no definitive investigations are there to confirm the diagnosis. Better to consult a neurologist for detailed evaluation, you can go for certain investigations like nerve conduction study and EMG which makes some clues to diagnosis.

Wishing you good health.

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Suggest Treatment For ALS

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. The diagnosis of ALS is primarily based on the symptoms and signs no definitive investigations are there to confirm the diagnosis. Better to consult a neurologist for detailed evaluation, you can go for certain investigations like nerve conduction study and EMG which makes some clues to diagnosis. Wishing you good health. Thanks.