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Hand And Arm Shaking Uncontrollably
My Friend is experiencing arm weakness, arm numbness, shaking hands or tremor, unable to bear weight, hand numbness, hand weakness, unable to grip...
How long? One side?: If this is on one side & started suddenly you should get it checked urgently http://www.stroke.org.nz/See-a-Stroke-FAST If the symptoms have been coming on slowly (days-weeks), this could be a nerve problem in the neck http://www.spine-health.com/conditions/herniated-disc/cervical-herniated-disc-symptoms-and-treatment-options . Either way an examination with a Dr is advisable. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Many causes: Some causes of random hand and finger numbness include cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve at the neck), thoracic outlet syndrome (pinched nerve or blood vessel in the upper chest/shoulder region) and peripheral neuropathy (carpal or cubital tunnel, and diabetic neuropathy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uncontrollable eye, thumb, and mouth twitching with random llimbs going knumb. Randomly.Any thoughts?
Heart pounding all over, hand shakes, left hand finger twitch, when i talk feels like my tongue sticks out, leg shakes when standing?
I am experiencing wrist pain, headache, hand swelling, hand numbness, hand tingling, cold hands, hand weakness and non blanching red or purple spo...
It's possible: It is possible that you have carpal tunnel syndrome. This is a syndrome caused by repetitive movements that causes hand tingling and eventually hand grip weakness. Please see your md to obtain a emg/ncv (muscle and nerve study) to determine if you have carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's wrong with me!? I've had weak hands and feet, tremors in hands, numbness/tingling in hands, feet, and legs. Trouble breathing and swallowing
Possibly anxiety: Sometimes this constellation of symptoms can represent physical symptoms of anxiety, panic disorder, or severe stress. However it is important to see your doctor to rule out things like vitamin deficiencies (like B12, folic acid, or vit D), and other conditions like thyroid disorders. ...Read more
Further testing: The association of numbess w fainting begs to make certain that a neurological cause is not present. More history/testing might clarify if there was a prodrome of symptoms or post event symptoms that might suggest seizure activity. That said, numbness could also occur after changes in respiratory rate (such as hyperventilation) or sympathetic tone (neurocardiogenic syncope). Needs to see a doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carpal tunnel syndro: Carpal tunnel sydrome is the most common causes, and repetitive activity is the most common causes of carpal tunnel. Keyboard rests are avaialable to minimize this. You can have it injected, if it does not go away. Afterwards, electrodiagnostic studies are indicatede, with possible out patient surgery. ...Read more
Tremor: Several reasons for shaking, and your brief description may be consistent with heredofamilial essential tremor, but could possess hyperthyroidism, or medication reaction. Parkinson's and Wilson's both have specific tremors, and all of the above could be considered. A neurologist will sort out, and guide therapy decisions. ...Read more
Parkinsons tremors: There are many causes of trembling, including simple anxiety. Parkinson's disease has a very characteristic tremor that occurs at rest, but goes away when you start moving. The tremor is called "pill rolling" because it usually involves rhythmic movements of the thumb and index finger (and wrist). Other symptoms include stiffness or rigidity, and difficulty to start moving or stop once underway. ...Read more
Severe arm and hand tingling like electric shock when I tilt my head back
Also neck pain arm numbness?
Radiculopathy: It sounds like a disc has herniated in your neck or some other issues closing off the opening your nerve roots run through to exit the cervical spine. These are classic symptoms and I recommend seeing a physician sooner than later to identify if there is anything emergent or surgical necessity to avoid arm paralysis. You may not need anything but a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack, but get checked to be sure. ...Read more
I woke up this morning and my hand wasn't working; my wrist simply won't move. I can't even grip a pen. I have been awake for at least five hours and have tried shaking my arm and hand, massaging my wrist, and forcing my hand into positions i want it in.
Arthritis, : Arthritis, ligament injury, fracture , tendonitis, nerve compressions such as carpal tunnel, spasm, synovitis all can affect the hand and wrist and make it feel different. Id call a hand or orthopedic surgeon or your pcp, as you know it is not normal formostl of us to have a hand that doesn't work. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am 26, at work I was a little hungry my hands and arm's were shaking. When I did eat, the shaking stoped. This has happened before but why?
Hungry hands: Very common complaint related to hypoglycemia. Usually affected are young women with this problem because they have a low body sugar( glycogen ) reserve . After not eating for several hours you could experience drops in your body's blood sugar levels and your muscles and your brain which are very sensitive to these drops respond with some of the symptoms you described ...Read more
28yr old female,sudden shaking of hands and arms making it hard to hold pen.no other symptoms accompanying.happens now and then.what could it be from?
This morning I woke up an my right hand was shaking uncontrollably I could not type at work with out making mistakes an as the day went on my arm started ti feel like my muscles were tired o overworked from the shaking I have never had this problem before
Get medical care: Those are very concerning symptoms. If someone has had a stroke they may have symptoms similar to yours. I would recommend going to a doctor tonight or to the emergency room to be checked. You don't want things to get worse and then not be able to go back and fix it. Be seen tonight. ...Read more
My hands are always cold sometimes I have difficulty using paper clips at work i try shaking my arms but it doesn't way work!?
Recently my left hand has started shaking a good bit, but not the right. Left arm also feels a bit weak. 33/m. What could this be?
Lately developed a very slight tremor or shaking that i can only feel. I can't see if i hold hands or arms out or anything. What can this be?
Essential tremor: is when you have uncontrolled tremor in parts of your body. It is known to be familial condition, meaning that it runs in your family. Because there is no cure for the condition the treatment reduces the severity of the tremor. Rec.: see a neurologist for evaluation and management. Best... ...Read more
Nerve problems in neck. Recently I was riding my motorcycle and my (R) arm started shaking uncontrollably. Tingling in hand/leg also. Hypothesis?
Nerve: You might possess cervical stenosis, associated with nerve pinching on the right side, but the uncontrollable shaking could represent focal seizure activity. Alternatively, the tingling could be due to peripheral nerve issues. A neurologist could sort all of these challenges out. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Keep getting random shakes in legs, arms, and hands. Ranging from just noticable to the point where I cant stop shaking or sit still.
You need to see a: Neurologist for further evaluation,urgently.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had a whole load of blood come away from my back passage today like a period also my wrist is shaking arm feels heavy and my hands are going blotchy?
I had a sharp pain in my chest followed by shallow breathing feeling tired and my hands were shaking and my right arm hurt for a while after?
Chest pain: Given your age, it is very likely that you could be experiencing an acute episode of anxiety which doctors commonly refer to as a panic attack. However, there are other causes of acute chest pain that first need to be ruled out such as heart related pain. Other causes could be acid reflux and muscle/bone pains. It is best to seek medical treatment as soon as possible for your complaint. ...Read more
Why do my hands shake? I have had shaky hands since my teenage years (now in upper 20s). My arms shake too if I am lifting weights. No shaking at rest
Essential tremor is: a nervous system disorder that causes a rhythmic shaking, is not a dangerous condition but can worsen with time. ET can affect almost any part of your body, but the trembling occurs most often in your hands — especially when you try to do simple tasks, such as drinking from a glass, tying shoelaces, writing or shaving. Please get exam with your doctor to rule out other causes & poss Rx. ...Read more
My right hand started to shake when i used for something and my right arm is sore and shaking too a little.What is this?
Many problems: With you age is better you go to see you pcp. ...Read more
Both arm weakness below elbows, both leg weakness below knees.. Plus shaking in hands, on and off last few weeks. Age 26, f... What is wrong with me?
What is the reason for shaking in legs, arms, and hands? I was wondering if it was possible to be in the low iron area because it runs in the family and is common around me
There : There are too many answers causes. Get evaluated soon. ...Read more
My hands were shaking I could also feel it in the muscles of my arms. Heart rate was 112 beats per minute. Family has history of hypoglycaemia. ?
Hypoglycemia!! Maybe: Hypoglycemia can produce such symptoms. There are many other causes so be careful and talk to a Doctor. You have family Hx of hypoglycemia therefore at increased risk. When do the attacks occur in relation to eating. Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar usually occurs in a fasting state. Does it respond to administration of sugar? ...Read more
I began shaking and twitching all over my body after I woke up, and I have tremors in my hands, feet, arms. Eating didn't help, not too stressed out. ?
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