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I am having resting tremor on my upper left arm only. What could be causing it?

I am having resting tremor on my upper left arm only.  What could be causing it?

Check it out: 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

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Resting Tremor (Definition)

Parkinson's disease where the hand shakes at rest, a "pill rolling" action, but fades when arm lifts or is used. Just one of the cardinal signs, but may be the earliest manifestation. Does respond ...Read more


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I am having resting tremor on the left arm(from shoulder to arm) only. What can I do?

I am having resting tremor on the left arm(from shoulder to arm) only. What can I do?

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

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What is the definition or description of: resting tremor?

What is the definition or description of: resting tremor?

Characteristic of : Parkinson's disease where the hand shakes at rest, a "pill rolling" action, but fades when arm lifts or is used. Just one of the cardinal signs, but may be the earliest manifestation. Does respond fairly readily to medications. ...Read more

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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'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?

Not sure: If you are describing a muscle tremor, it shouldn't be directly related to surgery. Give it some time, it may be spasm in the muscle after the local trauma of surgery. ...Read more

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I have torso and leg stiffness, resting tremor, diaphragm spasms restricting breathing, hoarse, saliva buildup in throat causing choking, fatigue?

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

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Hand and arm tremors yday when holding glass of water but not on rest. Lasted for 5 mins, having acid reflux wen it happend,whats 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

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Which type of medical tx is prescribed for tremors of left arm and hand?

Which type of medical tx is prescribed for tremors of left arm and hand?

See details: There are several causes for tremors and the treatment depends on the cause. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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I;m currently talking to a neurologist about tremors in my left arm along with severe muscle tension. Prior neck injury. advice?

I;m currently talking to a neurologist about tremors in my left arm along with severe muscle tension. Prior neck injury. advice?

Neck injury: You are on the right track. Stick w/your neurologist. Also consider seeing a nutritionist for advice concerning supplements that may help w/nerve damage such as alpha lipoid acid at the right dose and good fatty acids. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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?

Resting tremor: 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

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Tremor (Definition)

A tremor is an unintentional trembling or shaking movement in a part of the body, and usually occurs in the hands. It can occur in healthy individuals, but tremors are also present in brain diseases ...Read more