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Can masturbation cause shaking hands for girls?

Can masturbation cause shaking hands for girls?

Unlikely: Masturbation is most likely to cause both pleasure & some feelings of guilt, depending a lot on a kids culture. It does not cause neurological symptoms. If a kid finds that they are experiencing some tremor, or fine continuous movements in their hands, they should have their physician look into the process. I'd be looking into an overactive thyroid or other issue as the culprit. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Why do I have shaking hands and legs only at night?

Why do I have shaking hands and legs only at night?

Unclear: If you have been examined for gait and balance problems without an answer, you would be a candidate for a sleep study where the movements could be linked to brain waves or a medication effect. ...Read more

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What can cause me to have shaking hands and legs at night?

What can cause me to have shaking hands and legs at night?

Depemds: We shake from sensations of cold (the chill before a fever, for example) anxiety and fatigue. Please make sure you are healthy and have healthy sleep patterns before you excuse your symptoms. A blood test panel may be recomended. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can shaking hands be a side effect of missing a few days of doses of fluoxetine?

Help plz! Can shaking hands be a side effect of missing a few days of doses of fluoxetine?

YES: Yes and in addition may feel some nausea and what people describe as "brain zaps" feeling in their head. people may get irritable and easily frustrated as well ...Read more

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Is it likly to transfur viruses and bacteria via sex than any other contact, such as shaking hands?

Is it likly to transfur viruses and bacteria via sex than any other contact, such as shaking hands?

Body fluids & trauma: Hand shake does not trasfer body fluids, other than sweat and sweat usually does not have bugs. Fluids are exchanged during sex and sex also damages the skin of penis and lining of vagina thus facilitating transfer of bugs. ...Read more

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This may seem a strange question, but can a person get HPV from just shaking hands with someone who has it? (or other non sexual contact)

Yes: There are many strains of hpv including the type that can cause warts on the hands. The cdc has a great website about hpv http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/hpv/stdfact-hpv.Htm. ...Read more

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Are there concerns when shaking hands with someone who has scabs or bandaids on their hands? I was introduced to someone who had cuts/bandaids on hand

Are there concerns when shaking hands with someone who has scabs or bandaids on their hands? I was introduced to someone who had cuts/bandaids on hand

Little or no risk: We all have daily contact with other persons' hands -- shaking hands, exchanging money, etc. Many of them have sores, scabs, etc on the hands and mostly you don't know about it. Even without sores, such contact can spread germs like cold viruses and bacteria like staph or strep, Probably no greater risk from this person than anyone else. This is why frequent hand washing is a good health habit. ...Read more

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Can taking Prozac (fluoxetine) cause shaking hands?

Can taking Prozac (fluoxetine) cause shaking hands?

Yes: SSRI's have a nasty side effect of causing agitation if you happen to be one of the unlucky ones. But before discontinuing the Prozac, (fluoxetine) check for other causes--allergies, alcohol or drug use/hangovers, localized muscle trauma, other medical issues, etc. Consult your MD before changing any medications... ...Read more

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Could my dad be having a mild stroke if his symptoms are shaking hands, loss of balance?

Could my dad be having a mild stroke if his symptoms are shaking hands, loss of balance?

Yes: Would take him to the hospital now. Shaking may be weakness. This maybe a warning of something bigger. Best to do everything you can now to understand what is going on and what can be done about it. ...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


Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more