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uncontrollable shaking at night

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
See Doctor!: Shaking uncontrollably upon awakening is not normal. If you have a history of anemia, then you definitely need to call your doctor, and see what else ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
RLS: You could possibly have restless leg syndrome which can cause twitching of your leg.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience Family Medicine
More information needed: Possibilities include possible electrolyte imbalance, seizure disorder, dehydration, medication overdose or interaction, or even an infection. Sounds ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
25 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: Uncontrolled shakiness could cause by many things. You better see a doctor and get a full check up.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
Seizure Disorder?: You didn't mention the child's age, sex, type of shaking or jerking, duration, status of consciousness, color change, frothing in mouth, urinary incon ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possible: Your age, underlying health and the circumstances that trigger the shaking and cause it to stop are all factors. See your family doc to start the eva ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
No: Not at all.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Restless leg: Syndrome is a possibility...
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes in some women: Usually short lived.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Absolutely it can: It has happened to me....It can happen to you! Public speaking or artists who perform are good examples. A person can be as well rehearsed as they w ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Just happens!: Shivering after general anesthesia sometimes happens even if a patient's temperature is normal, usually associated with the anesthesia gases such as D ... Read More
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