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A 31-year-old female asked:

My right hand tends 2 shake quiet a bit;i can hold it out & it just constantly shakes; really bad when holding something;what could be wrong? i'm 31.

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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Essential tremor: At your age, this is likely essential tremor. Et occurs with use, such as handwriting, holding a cup, or using a spoon. Parkinsons tremor tends to occur at rest, and is associated with other symptoms. It is rare in someone your age. See your physician - there are simple treatment for et.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Need more info: Tremor has a number of causes/exacerbating factors. See your doctor for work up.

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