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Armms Sore Hand Tremor
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
I am experiencing intermittent hand tremors. not sure around the cause, but is this normal or does it warrant further investigation and treatment?
Is there any coping mechanisms and ways to stop hand tremors (hand shaking) from anxiety when out in social gatherings?
Im not on any medication
Iv been experiencing hand tremors for past 5 years and iv been treated for all posible Cns problems but to no avail. Tremors are only in hands.why?
Essential tremor?: Is your tremor the same in both hands? Is it present when you hold your hands up, and absent when they are lying in your lap? That sounds like essential tremor. Most people have a small tremor. Some people respond well to medical treatments such as propranolol or primidone. Some people have a more severe tremor which responds to a device called a deep brain stimulator. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Yes: Parkinson's disease would be the most common cause of balance issues and tremors. ...Read more
Overall pattern...: Cannot say in your particular case, but generally, you would look at the overall pattern. Loss of sensation/strength, getting worse over time, with a LOT of pain or deformity, those would be bad. Being associated wiht normal pain and lasting a brief time and associated WITH DOING BETTER WITH LIFTING over a 2-week period is entirely normal. Nerves and muscles improve in 2 week (tone) often w shakes ...Read more
I am experiencing worsening resting hand tremors (over a period of months to years). Right hand is worse than left, worsened by fatigue or stress?
Tremor: There are a variety of types of tremors. At this point because you are experiencing a change in your chronic condition, a medical assessment would be appropriate. Please ensure that your personal physician is aware. He or she may desire to refer you for a neurological evaluation. ...Read more
Is it normal to have hand tremors after pushing something heavy up a slope? Specifically, a larger person in a wheelchair?
Hand Tremor/ depression. Diagnosed as early stage Parkinson. Is their med. Or herbal way to stop hand tremor completely. Pexola 0.375mg helps little.
Tremor options in PD: Tremor as part of Parkinson is tough. If you think pramipexole is helping with your PD it is reasonable to ask your MD about increasing it. If your total daily dose is 0.375mg, you have a lot of room to increase (as long as the side effects aren't bad). Unfortunately, the resting tremor of PD is arguably best treated by moving or finding a better PD medicine. ...Read more
Major depression and anxiety feeling loss of concentration and uncoordinated on my feet feeling dizzy and light-headed with hand tremors?
Get to the ER: You should get immediate medical attention, call 911 if you have too. ...Read more
I'm bipolar and started Lithium last week. I am very dehydrated today and have nausea, upset stomach and hand tremor. Do I have Lithium toxicity?
Uncertain, please: Let your doctor know. Symptoms of acute Lithium toxicity may include: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dizziness & weakness. More extreme toxicity can cause: tremors, decreased coordination of extremities, muscle twitching, slurred speech, uncontrolled eye movements, seizures & coma. ...Read more
I have a numb jaw, right cheek & neck & infrequent right hand tremor. Chronic IBS, ICPBS, fatigue & calf cramps. Is it safe waiting months for an MRI?
Uncertain: No if you have localizing neurologic symptoms. There could be a neurologic tumor as the cause, and your physicians know this. We have problems with our health system also ...Read more
Someone touches cold sore, then shakes my hand. I have a tiny wound. Risk of contracting herpetic whitlow/herpes on finger?
Unlikely: If you touched the ulcer directly with a finger which had a wound you might get this, but by secondary transfer this would be quite unusual. Nothing is impossible. ...Read more
I work at a restaurant that serves hand-spun shakes made in metal tins. After having to make some last night, I think I got freezer burn on my fingers. They are discolored and tender. What should I do?
Exam: Any burn even freezer burnt you need treatment and exam by physician for specific treatment ...Read more
Different Options: There are many reasons for hand tremors and the therapy should be tailored to what is causing the tremor. For example, if you are on thyroid medication and are getting a bit too much, then the dose should be adjusted. On the other hand, if you're drinking too many caffeinated beverages every day then reducing may be a good option. Tremors of Parkinson's or essential tremors can respond to meds. ...Read more
Depends: Hand tremors can be due to a variety of causes, most of them not serious. Reduction in stimulants (coffee) may help or additional medications such as beta blockers can help with some types. To determine what type of tremor it is you should see your local neurologist. ...Read more
Rare: I do not believe that most family physicians and pediatricians would be comfortable diagnosing a 3-year old with this symptom. Certainly we would evaluate and give an opinion but would more than likely as you to be seen by a pediatric neurologist. There isn't one of them hanging on every tree so a referral to a children's hospital or referral center would likely be necessary unless in big city. ...Read more
Tremor: It could be benign (essential) tremor. A key distinguishing feature for your doctor will be if it occurs at rest or with activity. Pay attention also to what makes it better or worse. If alcohol (assuming you drink) makes better, it may be an important feature. Does it get worse after exercise? See your md with all the info you can on this. ...Read more
Yes : The better answer is to get onto a medicine that does not cause movement disorders so you do not have to take a second medication to counter side effects of the primary medication. ...Read more
Depends: It is not uncommon to have a very mild tremor after a strenuous workout. However, if your hands are getting tired quickly and/or if tremor just arises, you should have it examined by a physician. You may have something like a mild essential tremor to it being an early sign of something more worrisome. See a physician for a physical exam, diagnosis, and treatment plan. ...Read more