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Heart racing after sniffing hand sanitizer?

Heart racing after sniffing hand sanitizer?

Don't do it: Addiction to toxic fumes and substances found in ordinary over the counter household chemicals can be potentially lethal. Recently, I am finding many people coming to my practice asking for "prescriptions" for for example, "Rubbing Alcohol" and it is distressing to find out they do not know the potential dangers. ...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


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Is sniffing hand sanitizer bad?

Is sniffing hand sanitizer bad?

Yes: sniffing any chemicals can cause a health issues, why take a chance? If this is a habit you can't control, it is an addiction, and needs to be looked at... ...Read more

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Does over-masturbating cause hand n leg tremor..

Does over-masturbating cause hand n leg tremor..

No: Hand and leg tremors could be something else if it persists please see your dr. ...Read more

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I am experiencing wrist pain, headache, hand swelling, hand numbness, hand tingling, cold hands, hand weakness and non blanching red or purple spo...

I am experiencing  wrist pain, headache, hand swelling, hand numbness, hand tingling, cold hands, hand weakness and non blanching red or purple spo...

Hand pain: Taken together your symptoms may be suggestive of an inflammatory or autoimmune disease. I would recommend a clinical and laboratory evaluation by a rheumatologist. I would be happy to do a consult if you desire. ...Read more

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My Friend is experiencing arm weakness, arm numbness, shaking hands or tremor, unable to bear weight, hand numbness, hand weakness, unable to grip...

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 more

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Does inhaling isopropyl alcohol cause fetal alcohol syndrome?

Does inhaling isopropyl alcohol cause fetal alcohol syndrome?

Rubbing alcohol?: I'm not sure whether you mean an accidental sniff while using this rubbing alcohol, or purposefully breathing it in? If it's the latter, please stop now and get help! you're risking your respiratory system, your brain, your liver, and your life. Inhaled alcohol gets into your bloodstream and is delivered through your placenta. Yes, this could harm your baby including fetal alcohol syndrome. ...Read more

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Hand shaking and dizziness and feeling like i'm going fall down?

Hand shaking and dizziness and feeling like i'm going fall down?

Go to er: With your medical history, you should be evaluated to check for further heart trouble. ...Read more

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Difficulty breathing, hand tremors, cold and hot tingly sensation all over body?

Difficulty breathing, hand tremors, cold and hot tingly sensation all over body?

Doctor visit: Your symptoms need to be evaluated. If you have a history of asthma, your doctor may instruct you to take your albuterol inhaler and to procede to their office or ed. Checking your temperature will be important information for your doctor in assessing whether there is an infection. They will also consider checking your glucose level as well. I hope that this helps. ...Read more

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Heart pounding all over, hand shakes, left hand finger twitch, when i talk feels like my tongue sticks out, leg shakes when standing?

Heart pounding all over, hand shakes, left hand finger twitch, when i talk feels like my tongue sticks out, leg shakes when standing?

Need more history: Are these symptoms recent? How did they start? Do you have any reason to be under stress? You can benefit from a visit to an urgent care or a live consult. ...Read more

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Could i die from drinking hand sanitizer?

Could i die from drinking hand sanitizer?

Yes: You could also die from drinking too much water.But the toxic material and ethyl alcohol in hand sanitizer would kill you sooner.The physical pain and discomfort for both would make it a gross and truly undesirable event. ...Read more

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Have repetitive movements made hand tingle and numb?

Have repetitive movements made hand tingle and numb?

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 more

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Random hand and finger numbness?

Random hand and finger numbness?

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 more

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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

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 more

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What neurological problems cause wrist tenderness when rubbed, but not when touched, hand shaking and weakness?

What neurological problems cause wrist tenderness when rubbed, but not when touched, hand shaking and weakness?

Nerve injury: That could represent carpal tunnel syndrome, which is injury of the median nerve at the wrist (in the carpal tunnel). A neurologist could diagnose what's causing your problem and treat it. Meanwhile, you could try wearing a cock-up wrist splint every night for up to 6 months to heal the injured nerve. Good luck! ...Read more

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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

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