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A 22-year-old male asked:

My hands shake and fingers shake. not bad to where i can't hold something but a bit. ms? parkinson's?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Please don't jump to: Conclusions. A neurologist can make a diagnosis for you. It could be several things, some simple and some more complex. The doc will tell you and help you. Peace and good health.
Dr. Frederick Nahm
Neurology 28 years experience
Tremors: Tremors, or shakes have many causes. Mostly at a young age are what are called "physiologic" and not "pathologic". That means, most are a normal variant rather than sign of any disease. Common causes of tremors include stress, caffeine, nicotine, and other stimulants. If in both hands, that is a symmetric tremor, those are less concerning than those that only involve one side of the body.
Dr. Andrew McGarry
Specializes in Neurology
Worth getting looked at. Unlikely to be dangerous, but could be medication side effect, hormonal, mild essential tremor, etc.
Mar 29, 2014
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Tremor: If not due to hyperthyroidism or a medication, could be you possess heredofamilial tremor. If only tremor, would not suspect Parkinson's, MS, or even Wilson's disease.
Last updated Nov 30, 2014


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