A 73-year-old female asked:
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my mom started rest tremor in her hand a year ago. she has rheumatoid arthritis for10 years, she is70. can it be pd, parkinsonism or essential tremor.

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Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Parkinson's : Probably Parkinson's. She should see her neurologist to get a definitive diagnosis
Answered on Jul 29, 2017

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