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Fine Tremor Of The Fingers
Of late, I have started having tremors in my fingers. I amnot sure if this is due to carpal tunnel. What should I do?
Very unlikely: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a peripheral nerve compression syndrome which typically manifests with pain and numbness of the first 3 digits of the hand , and when severe can cause weakness and atrophy. Tremor is not normally associated with this disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Carpal tun syndrome : Numbness and tingling in the thumb, index and long finger is do to compression of the median nerve at the wrist called carpal tunnel syndrome. If it is in the ring and little finger only than the nerve involved is the ulnar nerve and the compression is usually at the elbow, called cubical tunnel syndrome. ...Read more
I did pushup's for the first time yesterday and since 2 night's I have a finger spasm/tremor/twitch. It moved for a few sec's and now it feels weird.
Agreed: Nerve symptoms can feel weird but are often transient. The relationship to the pushup appears indirect at best. See your doctor, make sure your Vitamin levels are up to date. If there is continuing concern an EMG and possible cervical MRI are worth considering. Thereafter get a referral to Occupational aka Hand therapy and they should be able to get you tip top. If not there are neuropathic agents ...Read more
Depends?: Tremors of the hand and fingers has many potential causes. Sometimes it can be due to muscle weakness, or pressure on the nerves in the neck or arm. They can also be caused by some neurologic disorders. Benign essential tremor of the hands is fairly common, but usually not bothersome. If it bothers you you should get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
Since 2 nights my left index finger has been showing an involuntary movement either tremor/spasm (once/night for 2 seonds). Could it be serious?
No, fasiculation: There are several possibilities mostly in the neuro realm some of which are benign like fasciculations or idoipathic resting tremor or carpal tunnel synrome or spasm. GIVEN the range of answers see your doctor to check Vitamin levels and for referral to Neurology for thorough eval.An EMG may be indicated. Medications and hand or occupational therapy may be able to help. Don't delay. ...Read more
So, I already have essential tremor. Had pain in ring finger upon bending for 2 weeks now. Knuckles are callousing for no apparent reason. I'm 20...
These things would: seemingly be unrelated. Essential tremor is unusual at age 20, but not unheard of, and may run in families. Trauma or even early degenerative arthritis may cause finger stiffness and pain with flexion. Knuckle callouses or "pads" can also run in families and be associated with some genetic conditions including fibromatosis, or part of Dupuytren's disease. Consider Rheumatology consultation:) ...Read more
Fingers seem 2slightly tremor, i suffer from anxiety, this is new.Is it neurological or probably related to my anxiety?Teeth slightly chatter, 2.(scared)
Anxiety: You need medications. Dont drink coffee.Get a more detailed answer ›
Tremor in ring finger and index while taking blood pressure and when using my phone. What can cause this? Parkinsons?
&tons of other stuff: Dozens of other things can cause tremors in the same fingers and they are not parkinson's. True story- a study done in england years ago that tracked the success rate of "parkinsonologists" in diagnosing parkinson's in patients who had virtually every textbook symptom of the disease. They were wrong 25% of the time! bottom line? Your tremor by itself absolutely doesn't define parkinson's. ...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
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