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A 72-year-old male asked:

can arthritis cause tremors?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Shahid Rafique
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
No: Arthritis does not cause tremors.
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No.: Your tremors could be from a neurologic condition such as parkinson's , thryoid condition , medication, alcohol or caffeine side effect, stress, anxiety or part of the golden years. Enjoy the rest of your life! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=504.

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How come when I smile wide my mouth trembles?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
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Essential tremor: This maybe part of an essential aka familial aka intention tremor. These are not serious but tend to run in families. They usually are seen most in hands when trying to lift things, are made worse by caffeine, stimulants and anxiety. If concerned consult a neurologist.

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