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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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What could be the cause of having hands shaking constantly?

What could be the cause of having hands shaking constantly?

Many: The differential diagnosis for tremor is quite large, i.e. there are many possible causes, ranging from too much caffeine, to anxiety, to a host of neurological disorders. See your primary care doctor and if he/she can't figure it out, ask for a referral to a neurologist. ...Read more

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I've had people ask me why are my hands shaking. I don't even notice it until someone asks why? This last time I was aggravated

I've had people ask me why are my hands shaking.  I don't even notice it until someone asks why? This last time I was aggravated

Tremor: Many people have what is called 'essential tremor'. It often runs in families. It causes fine tremor of the hands when using them. There is no tremor when the hands are at rest. It can be bothersome but it's not serious. Medication can help. There are other less common causes of tremor such as hyperactive thyroid. Your doctor can rule these out. ...Read more

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Nose bleeding and hands shaking. What is going on?

Nose bleeding and hands shaking. What is going on?

Not normal: Go see your doctor. There is not enough information given to tell you anything else. Either way I think you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am facing nerve problems and I get very nervous easily when in diffucult situations.When I try to hold a cup with ease my hands shaking. Please help.

I am facing nerve problems and I get very nervous easily when in diffucult situations.When I try to hold a cup with ease my hands shaking. Please help.

Tremor: These symptoms can sometimes have a hormonal cause e.g. Hyperthroidism or pheochromocytoma.

The most common neurological condition causing these symptoms is benign essential tremor. Essential tremor usually is treated very well with medication such as Inderal (propranolol) or primidone. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my hands shaking after i got stung by a few nettles?

Nettles: Histamine release = pain. Wash the skin with soap & water. Make a paste of baking soda and water (sticky consistency) and spread over the affected area. In a pinch you can spit on the affected area because saliva can neutralize the chemical irritants. In the woods – apply mud to the area. Curly dock can also be rubbed on the area. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath, hands shaking are the effects of energy drinks?

Shortness of breath, hands shaking are the effects of energy drinks?

Could be: If your shortness of breath is very mild you can try stopping all caffeine and see if your symptoms resolve. If the shortness of breath is not mild you should be seen right away to make sure there is nothing more serious causing it. Nevertheless, you should stop caffeine and see if you improve. If you do, please reduce consumption, or preferably stop drinking these drinks. ...Read more

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I have finished medical school. I have a problem with noticable hands shaking, when performing something. I'm also very anxious.any advice?

I have finished medical school. I have a problem with noticable hands shaking, when performing something. I'm also very anxious.any advice?

Trremor a/w anxiety: Tremor comes in many forms. Benign essential tremor is common but the type of tremor should be diagnosed by your primary care physician or neurologist. Stimulants including caffeine can make tremor worse. Certain medications or cognitive therapies can improve both tremor and anxiety and your physician may be able to recommend a therapy. ...Read more

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After reading about HPV, I have been worried about getting it via holding hands, shaking hands, hugging etc. with friends and all, Shall I be worried?

After reading about HPV, I have been worried about getting it via holding hands, shaking hands, hugging etc. with friends and all, Shall I be worried?

Not so much: HPV is a family of viruses. Those with the most consequence are the strains associated with sexual transmission. Although there are times when these strains will shed & contaminate various surfaces it appears the STI strains pass only with direct skin to skin contact along with a mechanical or abrasive event. These strains are also site specific, tending to live only on specific genital skin. ...Read more

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Hi my hands started shaking again do your hands shake on PMS.? And why are my hands shaking.?

Hi my hands started shaking again do your hands shake on PMS.? And why are my hands shaking.?

Vague question.: PMS sx's are not typically "hands shaking" so look for anything that might also cause this. Do you drink alcohol to excess? Are you allergic to anything? Any medication or drug use? Any medical conditions? Check these out first, then follow your MD's rx. ...Read more

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Why are my hands shaking? My husband noticed that when I am holding my fork between bites at meals, that my right hand is shaking.

Why are my hands shaking? My husband noticed that when I am holding my fork between bites at meals, that my right hand is shaking.

Essential tremor: Tremor of hands can be physiologic, meaning a normal body reaction, to stress, anxiety, exhaustion, or caffeine. Alcohol withdrawal can do that. There are medical conditions that can cause tremor, including essential tremor, hyperthyroidism, or various neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease. Rhythmic shaking while holding utensils are likely essential tremor. ...Read more

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My 14 yo son is complaining of his hands shaking sometimes. His grandfather has hx of benign familiar tremor. Last night he was performing and sx agai?

My 14 yo son is complaining of his hands shaking sometimes. His grandfather has hx of benign familiar tremor. Last night he was performing and sx agai?

Get Him Checked: I suggest that you get him checked by his Pediatrician to make the right diagnosis. As you say he may have Essential Benign Tremors and get it treatd
Meanwhile avoid caffeine and stress
If symptoms are troublesome he can be put on medicine to control the tremors.
There are various choices like Beta Blockers and others ...Read more

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Pressure in head on one side one pupil bigger than the other vision blurry hands shaking?

Pressure in head on one side one pupil bigger than the other vision blurry hands shaking?

Get checked: If you have a new headache, especially if severe, with pupil changes (that persist), call your doctor now. If you don't have a doc, and the symptoms continue, go to an UC or ER, especially if the pain is severe and this lasts for more than 15-30 minutes. ...Read more

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I was nearly fainted 3 times & really fainted 2 times within 3 months. Sudden dizziness, sweating, vision blackout when standing. Often hands shaking.

I was nearly fainted 3 times & really fainted 2 times within 3 months. Sudden dizziness, sweating, vision blackout when standing. Often hands shaking.

Low blood pressure: The symptoms you describe are most likely related to low blood pressure. You may have a syndrome called orthostatic hypotension or possibly neurocardiogenic syncope. They are diagnosed and treated differently, but both share the common symptoms you described. Taking your blood pressure lying down, then standing for one minute, than after standing for 5 minutes will help to determine the cause. ...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 do you advise if I was dumb and took 12 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) pills now my fingers won't stop shaking (hand tremors). Will this side effect go away?

What do you advise if I was dumb and took 12 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) pills now my fingers won't stop shaking (hand tremors). Will this side effect go away?

Call poison center: Irrespective of why you would take so many benadryls (diphenhydramine) at once, you need to call your local poison control center or go to the ER ...Read more

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Walked to shop walking back went dizzy Excessive sweating and seeing white spots hands shaking all of a sudden what could this be?

Walked to shop walking back went dizzy Excessive sweating and seeing white spots hands shaking all of a sudden what could this be?

Dizzy: Exersional dizziness is in common in young and there can CE several reasons.will need assessment by physician as a detailed history will be important to rule out anything sinister. ...Read more

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Have anxiety disorder. I've been on vyvanse for a while recently prescribed Effexor (venlafaxine). Took it heart racing, hands shaking, arm tingles, is this normal?

Have anxiety disorder. I've been on vyvanse for a while recently prescribed Effexor (venlafaxine). Took it heart racing, hands shaking, arm tingles, is this normal?

Drug interactions: Vyvanse and Effexor (venlafaxine) can both increase heart rate, blood pressure, anxiety and other undesirable symptoms. Vyvanse is not indicated for anxiety. Therefor try to have your diagnosis and medicines check by your doctor. ...Read more

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Chronic dizziness, out of breath, hands shaking, doctor said I have no asthma/anxiety. Help. What could this be. Also, severely depressed. I'm begging.

Chronic dizziness, out of breath, hands shaking, doctor said I have no asthma/anxiety. Help. What could this be. Also, severely depressed. I'm begging.

Depression/anxious: Shaking and dizziness can be a sign of anxiety/
depression and if short of breath, this might be an acute panic attack. Blow into a paper
bag x 20 breaths and slow your breathing down.
If that improves, the attack will resolve. If the symptoms
worsen, make an appt with a child psychiatrist thru
Health to discuss your symptoms and depression.
The suicide hotline is also a good resource to review. ...Read more

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Could I have trapped a nerve boxing? My left hand won't stop shaking

Could I have trapped a nerve boxing? My left hand won't stop shaking

I'd like to see it: Trapping nerves doesn't result in limbs "shaking." If you've pain you may've broken something. Fine tremulousness based on this is a possibility. Something a bit less good to have may be a simple partial seizure following a good whack the head. If you'd like to connect with me by webcam & show me what's going on that'd be best. Or go to an ER. Connect? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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I got really very nervous, hands shaking, raised voice, well hell. Pregnant 38 weeks could I harm baby?

I got really very nervous, hands shaking, raised voice, well hell. Pregnant 38 weeks could I harm baby?

Red flags: Having strong emtional reactions tells us all that problem solving has broken down and some threat or danger may be pending. The way your pregnancy has gone thus far is going to have a much greater impact on your baby than one episode of upset. Use you concern as fuel to better your care for yourself and add some coping strategies like fair-fighting skills to prevent another escalation. ...Read more

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I am 38 weeks pregnant and am getting hot flushes, nausea, dizziness and hands shaking, feeling like im going to faint. What could this be?

I am 38 weeks pregnant and am getting hot flushes, nausea, dizziness and hands shaking, feeling like im going to faint. What could this be?

You are sick see MD: You are 38 weeks pregnant and with these symptoms you should not be asking questions on this site
you should consult your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Hand Tremors (Definition)

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