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Hand Shaking Alcohol
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing wrist pain, headache, hand swelling, hand numbness, hand tingling, cold hands, hand weakness and non blanching red or purple spo...
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
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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
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
Heart pounding all over, hand shakes, left hand finger twitch, when i talk feels like my tongue sticks out, leg shakes when standing?
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
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
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
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
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