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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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On all my meds except Abilify (aripiprazole), and I have continued to have tremors and I can't be still, my arms and legs shaking all the time. Heart races. Help! ?

On all my meds except Abilify (aripiprazole), and I have continued to have tremors and I can't be still, my arms and legs shaking all the time. Heart races. Help! ?

Abilify (aripiprazole): Your Abilify (aripiprazole) can cause these extra-pyramidal symptoms - have you just stopped it recently? The half life is 75 hours so it could take 2 weeks to wear off! ...Read more

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Had a coughing spell, then arms and legs started shaking like a sesiure, had no memory of this happening blood pressure problems and cholesterol also

Had a coughing spell, then arms and legs started shaking like a sesiure, had no memory of this happening blood pressure problems and cholesterol also

I: I can not tell you your diagnosis. I can not tell you that you did not have a seizure. However, this may be cough syncope. Cough syncope is a loss of consciousness during a coughing episode. If you are having episodes of coughing this hard, I suggest that you see the doctor to get better control of your symptoms. It is seen more often with people who have asthma or chronic obtructive pulmonary disease. You should not smoke if you are having syncopal episodes. Hope this is helpful. ...Read more

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Why does my spinal column snap and pop from top to bottom since being in a car accident. I also have shaking in my arms and legs.

Why does my spinal column snap and pop from top to bottom since being in a car accident. I also have shaking in my arms and legs.

See a back surgeon: You need to be examined, undergo imaging studies and have a detailed evaluation both diagnostically and therapeutically. Please do this soon. ...Read more

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I think I got food poisoning on v-day. I was shaking my arms and legs were numb and I was so cold, now I have a really bad pain in my side?

I think I got food poisoning on v-day. I was shaking my arms and legs were numb and I was so cold, now I have a really bad pain in my side?

Food Poisoning: You may well have contracted a virus, like norovirus (common on cruise ships and which is making the rounds around the us even without having been in a cruise), or a bacterial or parasitic infection. If you have fever and/or bad diarrhea, consult a doctor, and if you remain well hydrated and the symptoms don't clear in a few more days, make an appointment with your doctor to check it out. ...Read more

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Tight chest, shaking hands, body feels weaker daily, shooting pain up through arms and legs. What could be wrong?

Tight chest, shaking hands, body feels weaker daily, shooting pain up through arms and legs. What could be wrong?

Anxiety: Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. See your PCP. ...Read more

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44 y/o female, leg tremors upon standing/walking down stairs, marked decrease in strength of arms and legs from a squatting position. Thoughts?

44 y/o female, leg tremors upon standing/walking down stairs, marked decrease in strength of arms and legs from a squatting position. Thoughts?

Need exam: You need a physical exam and further evaluation to investigate these issues. It is impossible to give you an opinion on possible factors or causes in this format. ...Read more

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Hello sir I constantly feel like I don't have energy in my legs and arms. I feel like shaking or stretching my legs?

Hello sir I constantly feel like I don't have energy in my legs and arms. I feel like shaking or stretching my legs?

Multifactorial...: You might have vitamin, Iron protein deficiency. Get your stool examined. A Blood count will help. Not knowing your age, parity, other medications, tobacco and alcohol habit, FHx.......this much can be said. ...Read more

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Why do my legs and arms tremble after sex? After we were done I was resting on him and he noticed my thighs were shaking.

Why do my legs and arms tremble after sex? After we were done I was resting on him and he noticed my thighs were shaking.

? Anxiety: This could be anything but if you were anxious about the effects of sex, then it could be due to anxiety. If this persists after subsequent sexual activities, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Had 1 eeg done didn't show secure still having garbled speech lots of shaking of hands arms legs becoming more aware of what's going on can't talk?

Had 1 eeg done didn't show secure still having garbled speech lots of shaking of hands arms legs becoming more aware of what's going on can't talk?

Prob not a seizure: I'm not sure what your exam showed, but if you had these symptoms while you had the EEG, it would have been able to show whether you were having a seizure or not. Based on the premise that you retain awareness, it does not sound like a seizure, at least not a generalized seizure. ...Read more

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I've taken my first 50mg of sertraline prescribed for depression, my jaw is shaking and my arms & legs feel very shaken and weak, is this normal? Thx

I've taken my first 50mg of sertraline prescribed for depression, my jaw is shaking and my arms & legs feel very shaken and weak, is this normal? Thx

Maybe: It sound like you may be having a not uncommon initial adverse reaction to zoloft (sertraline). Usually it passes. Sometimes you can decrease dose for a few days then increase to 50 mg. These side effects usually pass. If you get hyper or manicky m have mood swings or suicidal thought, please see your doctor and discontinue medication. ...Read more

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My body goes into uncontrollable shakes? Legs and shoulders and arms shaking rapidly, heart beats fast. Tasted vomit once. Bornwith blood clot onbrain

My body goes into uncontrollable shakes? Legs and shoulders and arms shaking rapidly, heart beats fast. Tasted vomit once. Bornwith blood clot onbrain

Get seen: This needs to be evaluated as a likely seizure disorder by a specialist, based on what you describe. Brodsky the outlook for these problems is much better than in the past. ...Read more

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Period. Flow light, tampon in 4hrs. Started w sore arms/legs suddenweakness/faint feeling arms shaking/twitching. Wentawayafter sugars/fluids. Tss? Help

Period. Flow light, tampon in 4hrs. Started w sore arms/legs suddenweakness/faint feeling arms shaking/twitching. Wentawayafter sugars/fluids. Tss? Help

If those symptoms: Went away after sugar, fluid, then you may have diabetes. Low blood sugars will cause the above symptoms. Infection and panic disorder will do the same thing. Please see a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Husband awoke with legs shaking, rapid pulse, perspiring (8 weeks post bi-pass). Should I be alarmed?

Husband awoke with legs shaking, rapid pulse, perspiring (8 weeks post bi-pass). Should I be alarmed?

Sounds worrisome: Shaking legs, rapid pulse, and sweating a lot... Sounds worrisome in someone who recently had bypass (coronary bypass?) surgery. Sounds like it's time to call the doctor to see where the patient can be best evaluated. If significant symptoms, or very worried, or cannot reach the doctor, then going to the emergency room by ambulance is the safest way to go. ...Read more

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3rd driving test on Friday, keep failing as I get nervous, upset and can't control legs shaking so keep stalling, kalms don't help me what can I do?

3rd driving test on Friday, keep failing as I get nervous, upset and can't control legs shaking so keep stalling, kalms don't help me what can I do?

Beta blockers: You may have performance anxiety. There are medications that can help you right before the exam. These include a beta blocker or benzodiazepines. Talk to your MD. ...Read more

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Lately I have been having problems with my legs shaking uncontrollably when I get up from sitting down and I feel dizzy. I can't stand or walk.?

Lately I have been having problems with my legs shaking uncontrollably when I get up from sitting down and I feel dizzy. I can't stand or walk.?

Leg shaking: You should see a doctor immediately, get to the er, let someone take you, you need a detailed examination and perhaps some blood tests. ...Read more

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Throbbing/pulsing in leg/arm. No pain but happened at leat 6x in last hour. It lasts a few seconds and feels like something shaking under skin. Ideas?

Throbbing/pulsing in leg/arm. No pain but happened at leat 6x in last hour. It lasts a few seconds and feels like something shaking under skin. Ideas?

Throbbing arm/leg: Is that sensation on not arms and both leg or just one side? Was there any injury related to the concerned area? Have you been work out, if yes for how long? Throbbing and pulsing sensation are very general symptoms that could be related to many things. From least severe as a overworked muscles to circulatory related. Some case can be lacking of certain chemical on your system. ...Read more

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Legs shaking when I try to straighten them after sitting or laying down for a while. I can't just straighten my legs, they shake uncontrollably.

Legs shaking when I try to straighten them after sitting or laying down for a while. I can't just straighten my legs, they shake uncontrollably.

Post Stroke Muscle: Weakness, I suppose. You need to get Physical Therapy. Please check Electrolytes and Thyroid Function test. Please consult your doctor;to make sure this is not a complication of Gabapentin ...Read more

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My 5 year old son is a not often sleepwalker/sleeptalker but tonightbi noticed his legs shaking while asleep. What could this be?

My 5 year old son is a not often sleepwalker/sleeptalker but tonightbi noticed his legs shaking while asleep. What could this be?

May be normal...: May be normal to have many types of movements when falling asleep, during sleep, and when waking up. If a child is otherwise a happy, normal kid, then parents can just make a video of the movements to show the doctor. Parents can add details such as: when it happens, how long it lasts, what foods or meds taken, etc... During some episodes on video, wake him up while showing his response on video. ...Read more

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My mom has constantly shaking in her right arm and both legs. What could this be? Some say possibly a reaction to medicine or something else. Scared!

My mom has constantly shaking in her right arm and both legs. What could this be? Some say possibly a reaction to medicine or something else. Scared!

Essential tremors: Is a condition that shows itself by tremors and the reason is not known. If not that, it could be something else. Please get your mom to the doc so that a proper diagnosis can be made and you can all have peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can u tell me please my hand n legs shaking inside very fast when I put my hand and legs on table for few minutes please tell me is it serious problem?

Can u tell me please my hand n legs shaking inside very fast when I put my hand and legs on table for few minutes please tell me is it serious problem?

Your history is impt: Anytime hands and legs are shaking inside that is not normal. And if it is bothering you a lot, then it's time to have your doctor examine you, and see what might be causing it. Then s/he will know what to do in order to help you out. They need to get to the root cause of it. Then you'll have peace of mind. Don't delay. ...Read more

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My hand and legs shaking from inside when I put my hands and legs somewhere like table wall etc what does mean.?

My hand and legs shaking from inside when I put my hands and legs somewhere like table wall etc what does mean.?

Be happy to see you: I would be happy to offer you a virtual consult by webcam if you like to see the tremors you're talking about. Write to me at www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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Heart is beating fast, legs shaking, pale, no fever, what could be the cause?

Heart is beating fast, legs shaking, pale, no fever, what could be the cause?

Need more info.: Could be many things. Anxiety/panic, reaction to a allergy medication (decongestant), hyperthyroidism. Would need more info. Depends on your age, risk factors etc. Could be a cardiac dysrhythmia (such as atrial fibrillation). Not knowing anything besides those symptoms, I would advise you to get evaluated immediately. If you have a measured rapid heart rate is 120 at rest you should go to er. ...Read more