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I Am Having Resting Tremor On My Upper Left Arm Only What Could Be Causing It
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I'm assuming you're describing muscle movement in your bicep, tricep, or deltoid. Is there any weakness associated with it?
If it persists, you should definitely go to your family md for an evaluation. It could be muscle fatigue but if it persists, it needs evaluation. ...Read more
Shaking Hands Or Tremor (Definition)
Shaky hands is a symptom in a person's hand or hands has a tremor (shakiness or small back and forth movements). Shakiness can be present at rest, all the time, or only when the person is trying to use his hands. Causes include, brain problems, nerve problems, muscle problems, medicine effects, drug abuse, etc. ...Read more
See neurologist: Although you are young, a focal resting tremor could be a very early sign of parkinson's disease, and should be evaluated soon. Many meds can suppress the tremor regardless of etiology. ...Read more
Are Parkinson's tremors intermittent or always present when at rest? Is Parkinson's the only cause of resting tremor?
Tremors are variable: In patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD), the degree of tremors is quite variable different patients. The tremors can also vary depending on the effect of treatment as the medication works well for a few hours and then the effect wears off. Besides resting tremors, patients with PD have muscle rigidity which slows down their movements (Bradykinesia).No other condition causes resting tremors. ...Read more
My Son is experiencing resting tremor. The following also describes him: Muscle twitching. What should he do?
Muscle twitch: Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of a nervous system disorder. Have him seek medical consultation ...Read more
I've had an endoscopy, colonoscopy, contrast cat scan and last friday 1/25/13 gallbladder removed. Still having a resting tremor in the abdomen area?
I have torso and leg stiffness, resting tremor, diaphragm spasms restricting breathing, hoarse, saliva buildup in throat causing choking, fatigue?
GitOnYerHoarseAndGo!: With them kinda symptoms, m'am, you need ta git on yer horse (hoarse?) and make it to the nearest doc in town. With that chokin' and all kinda nerve stuff you really should see someone sooner than later. It wouldn't be too fruitful to hypothesize in this little 400-character box. ...Read more
Hand and arm tremors yday when holding glass of water but not on rest. Lasted for 5 mins, having acid reflux wen it happend, what's the possible cause?
Intention tremor: This is an intention tremor which is probably only a temporary situation in your case. It isn't parkinsonian. Unless this tremor continues or involves other structures, you wouldn't need to investigate further with a neurologist. I feel that the gerd was unrelated unless it caused undue anxiety enough to make you tremble. ...Read more
See details: There are several causes for tremors and the treatment depends on the cause. See a neurologist. ...Read more
I;m currently talking to a neurologist about tremors in my left arm along with severe muscle tension. Prior neck injury. Advice?
20 yr old F Had arm and leg tremors lasting 15mins. Felt weak and spaced out. Tired, worn out for the rest of the day. Have persistent headaches 1yr
See your doctor: You have many symptoms that are very vague. It would be best to see your doctor for evaluation and needed diagnostic testing lab work. Then you will have a diagnosis and treatment plan ...Read more
Tremors when bending fingers and thumb in certain position, even at rest. I have neuropathy. I feel weak arms. Does it sound like parkinson's?
Most people with Parkinsons have a resting tremor. It normally stops with movement, including holding the hands up. It may be independent of position or posture otherwise. There are other symptoms too, it sounds like you do not have them.
Although you may have a tremor, it may be a factor of your neuropathy, rather than Parkinsons. But it was a good question. Send us a video if you like. ...Read more
I have chest pain on left side while exercising and lately chest pain on same side and weakness in left arm while resting what could cause this?
Recurrent upper left arm pain near shoulder that last a second when at rest What could be the cause?
What causes pain on the left side, involving primarily my neck and shoulder, but also my entire left arm and leg? Better with rest.
Pain in left arm just above and below elbow. Less pain elbow bent. No help with rest. Seems like muscles. What is cause, how to relieve the pain?
Ice it: It can be related to repetitive movement. Ice it for 15 to 20 minutes for the next 2-3 days, if no improvement seek medical attention. If you have no history of allergy to anti inflammatories, you can try ibuprofen, take with food. If the pain worsens, you develop numbness, weakness or have associated chest pain, go to the emergency department for further evaluation. ...Read more
Today I noticed my left arm/hand shakes/vibrated when I grip or hold something. I'm only 22 and noticed it today. No chance it's serious right?
My left arm is shaking when it lifts weight and sometimes it shakes without lifting of weight and I feel it weakness.?
This may be a NECK:
Problem! Sounds like you may have RADICULOPATHY that is a pinched nerve (C6-C7) in your neck. The weakness is disturbing! Start with your Primary Care Provider who can do a neurologic evaluation and possibly refer you to a Spine Specialist or Neurologist!
Don't delay. The weakness makes this an urgent!
Dr Z ...Read more
I have had bad tremers for about three years started in my left arm is now getting worse going numb and intense pain my doctor is clueless on what it?
? complex: First, the focal tremors may be as issue with problems unilaterally starting in the basal ganglia, but you are quite young for parkinson's disease. The numbness and pain in the arm could be local nerve issues, or could be referred from cardiac or chest wall areas. Tremors may occur if a limb is weak, but seems this preceded. Have you seen a neurologist to get all of this evaluated? ...Read more
I've noticed my left arm is significantly weaker then my right and I have a tremer, this has now started in my l leg and right hand as well please help?
Need for evaluation: You symptoms warrant immediate consultation with a doctor. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without a detailed history, physical examination and may be some tests. ...Read more
Taking valproic acid 250mg twice a day & fluoxetine 10mg once a day. Left arm feels heavy & hand shakes but right doesnt. What could it be?
Get checked out: Weakness as you describe could be in related to the meds. Get it checked out to make sure it is not serious ...Read more
Doctor told me I have cubital tunnel in left elbow but now left arm shakes uncontrollably and now right arm is hurting what is going on?
U need to get tested:
By an orthopedist and possibly by a neurologist to confirm the dx.
One can get pain with the cubital t syndrome. You might have a neck (spine) problem if both sides are affected. ...Read more
I developed limited movement in my right arm & 6 months later I have muscle tremours in my left arm & leg for long periods daily, they are painful.?
See an MD: These symptoms require an evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
Lower left back stabbing pain, hard to work, and pain in my lower back when lifting left arm. No relief with pain medicine, rest, ice and hot compress?
Everyday I get numbness & tingling from top of left arm down to wrist. Last 10 minutes happens anytime of day when resting. No other symptoms involved.?
I've had a numb feeling in my left arm today and now numbness in my arm and my left leg is much colder than rest of body. Advice?
Could be a nerve: You haven't mentioned any weakness or chest pain or not being able to move those extremities so I will assume those symptoms aren't present. In which case it could be that you have some inflammation or irritation of your peripheral nerves or possible swelling (edema) which is causing your symptoms. If your symptoms persist it would be good to discuss it with a doctor. ...Read more
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