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Can shaky hands be a symptom of a common sickness like the flu or colds?

Can shaky hands be a symptom of a common sickness like the flu or colds?

Possibly: Shaky hands could be the manifestation of a large number of conditions. You may be extremely agitated or worried over something, you might be dehydrated from fever and lack of fluid intake, you might have low blood pressure for a variety of reasons. It is so non-specific that it is difficult to categorize, but if it is disturbing, or persistent, see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Flu (Definition)

The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...Read more


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Can you tell me are cold feet & cold hands a cold/flu symptom?

Can you tell me are cold feet & cold hands a cold/flu symptom?

Not really: Cold hands or feet doesn't mean flu or cold. Ot could be reynaud's syndrome which causes constriction of blood vessels in toes and fingers. May get a dusky blue, grey, or sometimes reddish purple appearance of toes and fingers and they will feels cold. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are cold feet & cold hands a cold/flu symptom?

Can you tell me, are cold feet & cold hands a cold/flu symptom?

This would be: More likely to be a circulation issue if there are no other symptoms. Flu symptoms may include: muscle aches ; pains, a fever above 100 degrees, headache, congestion, weakness, chills, increased sweating and coughing. ...Read more

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I randomly sweat, get nervous, restless, and cold, shaky hands, i can't look ppl in the eye. When i worry about smth, i obsess.My sleep is a mess.Disorder?

I randomly sweat, get nervous, restless, and cold, shaky hands, i can't look ppl in the eye. When i worry about smth, i obsess.My sleep is a mess.Disorder?

See a psychiatrist.: Your description sounds like a possible combination of generalized anxiety disorder but rather severe type mixed with some symptoms of social anxiety. You also are on the verge of panic. You will need a full diagnostic evaluation by a psychiatrist who will then work with you on a treatment plan which should include psychotherapy either with the psychiatrist or separately with a psychotherapist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My family of 5 and I have been sick non stop the last few months. Fevers colds/flu. We wash hands like crazy. Environmental? Week immune systems?

My family of 5 and I have been sick non stop the last few months. Fevers colds/flu. We wash hands like crazy. Environmental?  Week immune systems?

Viral Infection: Its a family "mini-epidemic" :) Control is through "controlling" exposures to each other Could take extra vitamin C, 500mg-1000 mg/day ...Read more

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Does this sound like RA? Sed rate 28, ANA 1:40 and flu like symptoms with joint pain, hand, feet, neck, thumb, heels? Neg RF at 10

Does this sound like RA?  Sed rate 28, ANA 1:40 and flu like symptoms with joint pain, hand, feet, neck, thumb, heels? Neg RF at 10

No: If present for less than a couple of weeks, more like a viral infection. If present for more than a month, then you will need to get checked out for other conditions. Why are you on Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine)? ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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