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After using my inhailer my hands start shaking. Is this dangerous?

After using my inhailer my hands start shaking. Is this dangerous?

No: I imagine that you are talking about an albuterol inhaler. This is not an unusual occurrence. Albuterol (the drug in proair, ventolin, and proventil) is a beta agonist. This means it can activate part of the sympathetic nervous system, the fight or flight system. Some docs will offer you xopenox, another similar inhaler, because some feel that it causes effects like this less often. It is very $$. ...Read more

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Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more


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Everytime I use my albuterol inhaler for my asthma II start shaking from my hands. Why is this?

Everytime I use my albuterol inhaler for my asthma II start shaking from my hands. Why is this?

See below: Albuterol is a medication that is a stimulant. It is designed to interact primarily with beta 2 receptors found on muscles in your airways to help open them. However these receptors are found in other tissues as well and can create side effects such as tremors and increased heart rate. If your asthma is under good control you should not have to take albuterol very often and if so you shoulsee md. ...Read more

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My finger tips go numb when holding my phone or using my hands should I be worried about this happensa quite often?

My finger tips go numb when holding my phone or using my hands should I be worried about this happensa quite often?

Get tested for CTS: Common complaint in patients who may have nerve compression. See a neurologist to get an emg/nct test done as you may have carpal tunnel syndrome (cts). They will then refer you to a hnad surgeon for management. ...Read more

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Hi, I recently having a problem with my hands. My hands keep shaking when i hold heavy things and after that they keeps the same too thank .

Hi, I recently having a problem with my hands. My hands keep shaking when i hold heavy things and after that they keeps the same too
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Hand shaking: this could be the muscles reacting to the amount of weight you have been carrying or could represent essential tremor. Please consult your neurologist as there are medications to control it. ...Read more

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I used way too much hand sanitizer on my hands after getting gas, maybe three huge pumps. I rubbed until dry and washed at home. Could this hurt me?

I used way too much hand sanitizer on my hands after getting gas, maybe three huge pumps. I rubbed until dry and washed at home. Could this hurt me?

No: You are good. There is no need to worry about being harmed by simple chemicals. Letting fears like this bother you will just make life more difficult. Glad you are practicing good hygiene. ...Read more

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I inhaled hand sanitizer today while putting it on my hands. Will this harm me??

I inhaled hand sanitizer today while putting it on my hands. Will this harm me??

Probably not: Though hand sanitizes contain alcohol (not the drinking kind), the concentration of alcohol and your single episode should not be a problem. ...Read more

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It's possible to get OCD in 1 month? I was really normal in Hygiene Question, but after my mom get Pink Eye, i can't stop washing hands and my face.

It's possible to get OCD in 1 month? I was really normal in Hygiene Question, but after my mom get Pink Eye, i can't stop washing hands and my face.

OCD: The more life feels out of control, the more likely OCD symptoms may appear. Since this came on quickly it may also leave quickly. You may have developed a phobia rather than OCD. If this persists see doctor or mental health professional. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I've swollen feet hands& belly. I feel breathless and even my hands tremble while doing any work. Is it cause of the excessive bleeding during periods?

I've swollen feet hands& belly. I feel breathless and even my hands tremble while doing any work. Is it cause of the excessive bleeding during periods?

Swollen: My recommendation is to get to your primary care physician to be evaluated. Shortness of breath with swelling needs to be checked to prevent any damage to your body. ...Read more

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I am B12 defiency.my upper right arm is twitching.only thing different is using a laptop and mouse i got for christmas. It twitches when i shut my arm?

I am B12 defiency.my upper right arm is twitching.only thing different is using a laptop and mouse i got for christmas. It twitches when i shut my arm?

If you supplement w/: B12 please use sublingual (melt under the tongue) type rather than the B12 you swallow. Sublingual will be absorbed much better. Check w/doc about the muscle twitch. MAY be low magnesium. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I just noticed last night that whenever I use my hands, the shake and i can't make it stop until i stop using my hands; ( gripping, picking up things) ?

I just noticed last night that whenever I use my hands, the shake and i can't make it stop until i stop using my hands; ( gripping, picking up things) ?

Intention tremor: Try not to get too scared by the info at wiki. See a neurologist to evaluate & treat as well as they can. Often it is like an essential tremor and gets no worse or much better. That's not very pleasing, but may be true. Here's a link for info (again, don't get too scared): http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/intention_tremor a specialist psychotherapist might help you adapt to whatever it is. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sometimes I have shaky hands which is really visible when i try to keep my hands still is this adrenaline i've had this most of my life just hands?

Sometimes I have shaky hands which is really visible when i try to keep my hands still is this adrenaline i've had this most of my life just hands?

You on medication?: Sounds like a butterfly wouldn't sit in your hand for long would it? Lol...Are you on medications such as Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or other stimulant for any reason? Anybody in your family with same type of hand tremors? Do you suffer from excessive nervousness or anxiety? If the problem interferes with your activities then, it should probably be treated otherwise, continued observation would be the best. ...Read more

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My hands is trembling this year when I try to write?

My hands is trembling this year when I try to write?

Tremors: Different causes of intention tremors include medications, drugs alcohol, family history thyroid deisease. See your doctor. ...Read more

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My hands and face fell asleep after sex. Is this worrying?

My hands and face fell asleep after sex. Is this worrying?

No: As long as it was only a brief problem and does not occur in other situations, it is not a reason to worry. ...Read more

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I have pompholyx on both my palms. I was advised to avoid soaps and use shampoo instead when washing hands. Just wondering why it might be beneficial.

I have pompholyx on both my palms. I was advised to avoid soaps and use shampoo instead when washing hands. Just wondering why it might be beneficial.

Not beneficial: Antihistamine also not beneficial. See a dermatologist (or a different derm). You will have better luck with a potent topical steroid. This is safe ; usually helps, but no cure. You are not likely to discover a cause or a cure, but it is likely to sibside in time. ...Read more

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Hi my husband is working and he is fencing using a star picket driver and his hands are extremely swollen he uses it 12 hrs a day why does this happen?

Hi my husband is working and he is fencing using a star picket driver and his hands are extremely swollen he uses it 12 hrs a day why does this happen?

Soft tissue damage: If he has recently started or increased his work he is probably causing overuse trauma. If it doesn't go away with time off he may have an injury that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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I get hand and wrist pain when I wash my hands with cold water. Is this normal?

I get hand and wrist pain when I wash my hands with cold water. Is this normal?

No, may be Raynaud's: Raynaud's phenomenon is a symptom caused by constriction of small blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes, leading to a lack of nutrients and oxygen going to the fingers and toes. Raynaud's phenomenon can be due to auto-immune disorders, hormonal imbalances, medication effects, etc... A primary care, endocrinology, or rheumatology doctor can look for raynaud's and other possible causes. ...Read more

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While I am using mobile frequently my finger start shivering and I can't control it.why it is happening and how to solve the problem?

While I am using mobile frequently my finger start shivering and I can't control it.why it is happening and how to solve the problem?

Not sure: This might be the beginnings of a neurological disorder or just a passing thing. At age 19 the differential also includes exaggerated physiologic tremor. If the problem persists have a neurologist see you. ...Read more