My grandfather died of ALS, and now I am having signs of it. He is the only one that we know of that had it in the family. So my first question is, what are the chances of me getting it? The second question is I twitch in my left arm, left hand, left leg, and left calve non-stop. Sometimes I get it on my right side but it is more frequent on the left side. So is this BFS? I had a clean EMG three months ago, but I have started twitching more and have more weakness/soreness. If I had an EMG but did not twitch during the EMG, would it have still picked up ALS, or does the EMG just work when you twitch? The last thing is my vastus lateralis muscle on my left leg has twitched non-stop for six months and gets a painful soreness sometimes. Could this be ALS?
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