A 70-year-old female asked:
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mymom is experiencing resting tremor. her right hand is shaking at rest.are there any tests to diagnose tremor and parkinson differently?.what kind of medicine can she use, is the use of medicine impotant tolesson the progression or it wont change.

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Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
See a neurologist: There are a variety of causes of tremor at rest but the best way for an evaluation is to see an expert which would be a neurologist.
Answered on Jul 2, 2017
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