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20 year old female with thumb tremor?

20 year old female with thumb tremor?

Tremor: Tremors have a lot of causes it can be simple or serious, excessive caffeine intake, stress, tiredness or lack of sleep can cause tremors, hyperthyroidism, myokemia which is a fine rhythmic muscle spasm can be the case. I advise to check with your doctor if the tremor lasts. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Shaking Hands Or Tremor (Definition)

Shaky hands is a symptom in a person's hand or hands has a tremor (shakiness or small back and forth movements). Shakiness can be present at rest, all the time, or only when the person is trying to use his hands. Causes include, brain problems, nerve problems, muscle problems, medicine effects, drug abuse, etc. ...Read more


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Left foot thumb tremor even if writing by hand.No tremor if reading book. Cramp in foot. Weak thumb and fingre grip of foot. Feel like stretching body?

Left foot thumb tremor even if writing by hand.No tremor if reading book. Cramp in foot. Weak thumb and fingre grip of foot. Feel like stretching body?

Overuse?: Possible you have overuse syndrome or anxiety. Try changing your position and habits. Symptoms like these are best evaluated in person by your physician. Based on the findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I am experiencing intermittent spasms or tremors in my right index finger and thumb. Also my teeth chatter when I am not cold. I am 52 yo female?

I am experiencing intermittent spasms or tremors in my right index finger and thumb. Also my teeth chatter when I am not cold. I am 52 yo female?

Unexplained tremors: needs to be checked out by your doctor. If medical disorders are ruled out, magnesium can be used as a supplement. it helps w/muscle twitches. Your doc can test your magnesium level also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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20 year old female shows symptoms of irritability, decreased sex drive and mild hand tremors, smoker and have a family history of diabetes.

20 year old female shows symptoms of irritability, decreased sex drive and mild hand tremors, smoker and have a family history of diabetes.

See doctor: There are many causes for irritability, decreased libido and hand tremors. See your pcp for without delay for exam, proper diagnosis and guidance. Cigarettes are harming your health so also ask doc about smoking cessation. Write down your meds, any alcohol/drug/tobacco (details)/caffeine use and current stresses. You're young and deserve good health! ...Read more

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I have trigeminal neuralgia, had shingles recently, and now experiencing hand tremors in my right hand - I'm a 44 year old female. The only person I am aware of with Parkinson's is a cousin of my mothers. (Not sure how to describe relation to me). The h

I have trigeminal neuralgia, had shingles recently, and now experiencing hand tremors in my right hand - I'm a 44 year old female.  The only person I am aware of with Parkinson's is a cousin of my mothers. (Not sure how to describe relation to me).  The h

Hand tremor: may have nothing to do with trigeminal neuralgia, shingle or Parkinson's disease. (There are many causes for a hand tremor) The best approach to sorting this all out is to consult with a /your neurologist. Hopefully the medication you are taking for the shingles and the trigeminal neuralgia are not contributing to or causing your tremor. If you have a specific question we can gladly address this ...Read more

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My left thumb has been moving on its own for 3 days like a tremor and i can see it moving. What could be wrong with it?

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My left thumb has been moving on its own for 3 days like a tremor and i can see it moving. What could be wrong with it?

Fasciculations: It's sometimes common to have muscle fasciculations, where muscles twitch on their own and can cause small, involuntary movements. It can be associated with stress, anxiety, too much caffeine, etc and may be completely normal. If it gets worse, or if you're worried, you should speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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My right thumb has been tremoring sporadically over the last 2-3 months. I only notice it when I text. I'm extremely fit and active. Parkinson's?

My right thumb has been tremoring sporadically over the last 2-3 months. I only notice it when I text. I'm extremely fit and active. Parkinson's?

Tremoring thumb: PerC ~ no this would be an extremely unusual way for parkinsons disease to manifest. Since it appears to be so directly related to texting, have you considered that it may be an overuse injury? You will know for sure if you stopped texting for a week and see if this gets better. I am almost certain it will ! thanks ...Read more

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Right thumb slight tremor when trying to navigate my phone. It's been like that for 8 hours. Do I need to get it checked? What could be the cause?

Electrolyte issue: Minor/slight intentional (trying to do something) tremors occurs from time to time. The cause can be minor electrolyte imbalances, feeling tired, etc. I don't think you need to get checked out. If you have unintentional (resting) tremors that occur and stay or your intentional (trying to get phone) tremor is not going away after a couple of days then you could speak to a physician/neurologist. ...Read more

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Over the past 2 weeks I have had a tremor occurring in my right thumb. It happens every few minutes and can last up to 30 seconds. Is this something t?

Over the past 2 weeks I have had a tremor occurring in my right thumb. It happens every few minutes and can last up to 30 seconds. Is this something t?

Other nerve problems: Hi, Thank you for your question. I highly recommend to get examined by a physician. If you were my patient I would rule out ALS first. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

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For a couple of weeks i noticed that i get frequent hand/finger tremors. Most of the time its my right hand, specifically the thumb.What does it mean?

For a couple of weeks i noticed that i get frequent hand/finger tremors. Most of the time its my right hand, specifically the thumb.What does it mean?

Tremors: A fast frequency tremor mainly on one side may de suggestive of a benign essential tremor. This may have a tendency to run in families. Other possibilities could be thyroid disorders or using excessive amount of caffeine. Check with your physician for adequate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Thumb and index finger will suddenly contract and move inwards towards my palm. Is this twitching, tremor or what? It happens after I use my hand

Thumb and index finger will suddenly contract and move inwards towards my palm. Is this twitching, tremor or what?  It happens after I use my hand

Muscle cramp/spasm: A sudden cramp in your fingers can cause this If all your fingers do it it is called carpopedal spasm which can be due to a problem with calcium levels in your body. This is less likely when only 2 fingers are involved. Muscle spasms can happen if you don't do an activity much, then do it more than you you usually do. I get it when digging many holes for bulbs/plants in the fall/spring.But see MD ...Read more

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Tremors when bending fingers and thumb in certain position, even at rest. I have neuropathy. I feel weak arms. Does it sound like parkinson's?

Tremors when bending fingers and thumb in certain position, even at rest. I have neuropathy.  I feel weak arms. Does it sound like parkinson's?

Resting tremor: Most people with Parkinsons have a resting tremor. It normally stops with movement, including holding the hands up. It may be independent of position or posture otherwise. There are other symptoms too, it sounds like you do not have them. Although you may have a tremor, it may be a factor of your neuropathy, rather than Parkinsons. But it was a good question. Send us a video if you like. ...Read more

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20 year old male, painless hard lump, size wise i could cover it with my thumb. scared might be tumor -- noticed it today?

20 year old male, painless hard lump, size wise i could cover it with my thumb. scared might be tumor -- noticed it today?

Need more informatio: Where on your body is it located? If under the skin, can you move it back-and-forth, or does it appear attached underneath? ...Read more

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What are possible reasons that I often have subtle hand tremors even when i'm not anxious. I'm a healthy 19 year old with no health issues.

What are possible reasons that I often have subtle hand tremors even when i'm not anxious. I'm a healthy 19 year old with no health issues.

Essential tremor: You may have a a very common condition called 'essential tremor' or 'familial tremor' which is generally inherited. It causes a shaking (tremor) of hand when trying to carry out an activity such as writing or holding an utensil. You should get seen by a primary care doctor (or neurologist) for confirmation. Essential tremor is not related to parkinson's tremor. ...Read more

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Dr. Prem Gupta
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Tremor (Definition)

Tremor = involuntary ...Read more