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A 46-year-old male asked:

When my thumb is bent in a certain position it shakes uncontrollably. the shaking is at its worse when i am typing on my phone with my thumbs. there is no pain and no shaking at rest. my father has parkinsons. thoughts?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Arthur Grinstead
Family Medicine 5 years experience
This could be due to several different things but most likely is possibly that you have trigger finger. This would be more likely if you complained of a locking and catching sensation at times when bending as well. I would have your primary care examine your thumb and the rest of you to evaluate further.
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