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Old 04-07-18, 10:06 AM   #1
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I'm new to here, and not a native speaker. Please forgive my poor English. I experienced muscle twitch for 2~3 weeks. My eyelid, left triceps, back twitches from time to time and then I found here. My neurologist told me that it is not ALS by checking my strength and my muscle. However, I recently experience another terrifying sign. My limbs jerks suddenly. Just like when you nearly fall asleep, you might jerk. Does anxiety drives that jerks? I recently worried that I got Huntington's Disease even though non of my family gets one.I know I have hypochondria. I googled diseases I worried, ALS,Spinocerebellar ataxia, Huntington's Disease. Now I think I got HD. My limb jerk, I feel a little unbalance when walk. I'm really nervous. Does anyone experience jerk?

Please help.

I didn't find the right solution from the Internet.

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Old 05-07-18, 10:45 AM   #2
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Hey Joe

We are not medical professionals and we should not interfere with anything that your Neurologist is currently attempting to define and diagnose on your behalf. Your twitches and jerks could be caused by any number of medical issues - and not likely to be HD.

People often read through the symptoms of HD and say "This is me" - but in 99% of cases it is not - and they have just been chasing "movement issues" per se.

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