Has anyone done the EMG test?
Posted 12 June 2009 - 06:44 AM
He said I need a nerve test. He wrote a prescription that said EMG.
He said it can be painful. He was not a very talkative doctor and I didn't like his vibe.
I am going to see another neurologist.
Should I go through this test? I read online what it is and it doesn't seem pleasant.
Posted 12 June 2009 - 08:34 AM
I have had it done. The nurse that did it said most people say it really hurts. I didn't think it was that bad. For me if I know it won't last long I am ok. It's a very different sensation. It feels like your muscle is going to jump out of your skin. Just think great thoughts and you will be fine.
Posted 12 June 2009 - 09:18 AM
Posted 12 June 2009 - 12:16 PM
I had it done and my experience was pretty much like Nan's. I don't know if you can relate to this, but to me it felt a lot like touching a 'live' electric fence. It wasn't comfortable, but wasn't really painful either.
Shame about the doctor's lack of empathy. Too bad that's another 'disease' they don't have a cure for.
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Posted 12 June 2009 - 06:11 PM
Posted 13 June 2009 - 10:49 AM
I so hope it all goes well for you and that you get some answers.
Posted 03 July 2009 - 09:11 AM
I had the EMG test. It wasn't too bad. It felt like someone was hitting your funny bone. The neurologist tested my arms for carpal tunnel syndrome. Everything is normal.
Posted 03 July 2009 - 10:11 AM
Posted 06 July 2009 - 08:33 AM
The process of elimination...don't you wish that the last test could be the first, in finding out the cause of the problem?
Please continue to keep us posted? I have no doubt all of us hope your wait is short!
Posted 08 July 2009 - 06:16 AM