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    Hi TAPG1 EMGs would probably be considered...

    Hi TAPG1

    EMGs would probably be considered more uncomfortable than painful. There are two parts to an EMG. One part uses very fine needles, a bit like acupuncture needles so they may be a little...
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    Dear Tapg1, I was so sorry to hear that you are...

    Dear Tapg1,
    I was so sorry to hear that you are in hospital. I am really hoping you get the care and support you need.
    Best wishes
    Ruth
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    Hi TAPG1 We did discuss weight loss and MND at...

    Hi TAPG1

    We did discuss weight loss and MND at length recently over the phone. Weight loss in MND can be caused by someone not getting enough nutrition due to swallowing problems or through the...
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    Dear TAPG1, Thank you for updating us...

    Dear TAPG1,

    Thank you for updating us regarding your appointment with your psychiatrist.

    Hopefully, once your medication starts to work you will be able to look at your symptoms with more...
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    Hi TAPG1 I am sorry that you still have...

    Hi TAPG1

    I am sorry that you still have concerns and to hear that you are worried.

    As we've discussed previously, facial twitching in the way you describe would not be a typical symptom of...
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    Dear TAPG1, We are currently in the process of...

    Dear TAPG1,

    We are currently in the process of looking into this for you.

    We will let you know as soon as possible.

    Kind regards
    Jacqui Anderson
    Senior MND Connect Adviser
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    Hi Tapg1 It was nice to speak to you this...

    Hi Tapg1

    It was nice to speak to you this morning. I am sorry that you are still worried.

    As we discussed this morning, if you had muscle wastage, you would know. Muscle wastage can be seen...
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    Hi Tapg1 Twitching on it's own would not...

    Hi Tapg1

    Twitching on it's own would not normally be considered a symptom of MND.

    MND can cause weight loss but so can many other things and again, you would expect to see other symptoms.
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    Hi Tapg1 Twitching is something that can be...

    Hi Tapg1

    Twitching is something that can be felt and is something that is experienced by about 70% of the population. For the majority of those people the twitching is caused by stress and...
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    Hi Rachel I am very sorry to hear that your...

    Hi Rachel

    I am very sorry to hear that your mum has been advised that she has "probable MND".

    Does she have any symptoms other than the fasiculations? It's very rare for someone to have...
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