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Is it normal to have shaky hands during pregnancy

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
No: Body shakes are noted at delivery and postpartum but not during pregnancy.
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Shakjy hands and pre: Eclampsia and pre-eclampsia may be causing the shaky hands. Discuss this with your ob/gyn. Anxiety also can cause shaky hands.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Tremor: The commonest tremor is the intention tremor that only occurs when you are using your hands to write or drink coffee for example. Unlike Parkinson's d... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Get checked out: Although a 26 yo woman is unlikely to have life threatening cardiac issues your symptoms are certainly nothing to take lightly. See you health care pr... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Very uncommon: It is not common for your hands to be "shaky" during pregnancy. If you are having tremors see your ob-gyn for further work up.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Usually in pregnancy both hands swell and not just one side. Talk to your OB MD about this problem, and he/she may search for a cause.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yes: some fluid retention is common during pregnancy but check with your OB to rule out more serious issues.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dermatology 19 years experience
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Blood in nose: Increased nasal congestion is quite common during pregnancy. About 20% of women can experience nose bleeds during pregnancy. There is increased blood ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is old blood: The pink bloody discharge degenerated to a dark color naturally and does not indicate any renewed bleeding or risk to the pregnancy.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
Podiatry 19 years experience
Totally Normal!: Swelling of the extremities is common during pregnancy. This can cause a secondary "stiffness' that you will feel. This disappears after the pregnan... Read More

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