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Bilateral Hand Tremor In A 3yo How Should This Be Evaluated
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause bilateral hand tremors when trying to hold object still: like phone or pen? Mild shaking bilaterally when holding hands out infront
Yes, it can: In the pre-marketing clinical studies, more than 10% of people experienced tremors with zoloft (sertraline). So yes, it could be causing the problem you have. How long have you been taking it? If only for a short time (few weeks) there's still a possibility this may resolve. If going on for longer, it may not. Please discuss with your psychiatrist or other prescribing physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Parkinson's: At your age, living in a ski resort, with an isolated problem, you are doing great and should continue to do well! a focal tremor especially at rest on one side is most often the first sign of parkinson's disease. See a neurologist at you local medical school and start treatment, as this will control your problems. ...Read more
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