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Infant Leg Tremors
My 4 month old boy has leg tremors every once in a while. Is it something that is common or is it worth worrying about?
Tremors: Infants typically are jittery when they feel insecure, so I suspect that is what you are seeing. So the next time your son has a "tremor" grab the leg and if that stops the motion you are dealing with jitteriness, a normal finding. On the other had if grabbing the leg does not stop the "tremor", see your doctor and look into I ...Read more
If you have not stretched in a while pulling a muscle tight by stretching can cause the muscle to twitch and oppose the stretch.
If this condition continues and become painful have your legs checked by a physician as there are many other causes of leg tremors. ...Read more
My leg tremors involuntarily when middle of the sole is placed on a edge of a chair or the floor. What could be the causes. Is it a compressed nerve?
I have chiari and Sjögren's. What can cause leg tremors when waking up? Very fast vibrations in legs and it's visible. Very scary. Sorry for many q
Depends on involveme: This depends on your involvement of each of these diagnoses. These two diagnoses may not have anything to do with your symptoms. You need to discuss this with your physicians. The leg tremors may be benign fasiculations of the muscles. You will need to know if there is any neurologic involvement, any medical involvement. Your rheumatologist can also clarify this related to the Sjogren' ...Read more
Idiopathic full body spasms 4wks ago. ER visit, cause unclear. No followup req'd, but small hand/leg tremors ever since. Should I go back?
My hands and legs have been shaking a lot recently more like hand and leg tremors. I've also recently been proscribed pacel. Could this be the cause?
Shaking hands/legs: Yes, most medications have side effects, and your shaking could be a side effect of your medicines or other drugs. ...Read more
44 y/o female, leg tremors upon standing/walking down stairs, marked decrease in strength of arms and legs from a squatting position. Thoughts?
Need exam: You need a physical exam and further evaluation to investigate these issues. It is impossible to give you an opinion on possible factors or causes in this format. ...Read more
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
As a doctor wut would u prescribe ur patient with hand, teeth, & leg tremors that has the least amound of possible side effects?
My left leg tremors when heel is raised and in the same leg my Achilles pain while running on treadmill. What shud I do? Can't visit a doctor.
Don't run on tread: Switch to low impact exercises, wear a soft ankle brace, perform eccentric exercises for the avhilles ...Read more
Can hand, teeth, leg tremors be from poor blood circulation? Also I know celexa (citalopram) is used for anxiety but can it help tremors and or circulation?
Can one have Parkinson's and lupus? Xray hip fractures in ball and socket. Sleep apnea right leg tremors now left has started.
Yes: Possibility having the two disease is there. ...Read more
Muscles fatigue too easily, am stiffness, joint pain, headaches, ui, leg tremors with extension/flexion and going down stairs, protein in urine, dizzy?
See a doctor: Either a primary care doc or get a referral to a rheumatologist. ...Read more
Car accident 12+mo ago, 7yr old m, amblyopia, speech, now short sporadic headaches, last night had uncontrollable leg tremors and weird abdominal feeling. Ref to neuro for MRI. What cond if any might cause these symptoms? Trying to be as prepared ap.
Head trauma?: A neurologist, a good clinical exam, and a quality pediatric MRI of brain and spinal cord will help to answer your questions, but need more information about the nature of the CNS injury and location, to make a reasonable answer to your question ...Read more
Husband had an acute but short lived (10mins max) gross tremor last night on one side affecting his arm and leg. 1st time. BP today 150/81. Wt 20st.
I am taking Paxil (paroxetine) 20 mg, before bed. At night I experience tremors sometimes its my leg a couple times my whole body shook. Should I be worried?
No, but do tell Dr.: This is not a good side effect - tell your provider and ask for alternatives. Different approaches may have less serious side effects and adding talk therapy might be a good idea too. Your neurological seizure condition may complicate things, so be patient and cautious. I hope you find a better choice. ...Read more
Hard to know: I recommend that you see your doctor. ...Read more
Depends on context: Any healthy 7yo who begins to feel nauseated and shaky at the onset of an illness is likely to be scared and worried about what's happening with their body. Their developmental constructs at that age perceive of magical good or bad things, so the unexplained events can be big in their mind. In the absence of other signs of illness, this can be a faint or reaction to frightful event. ...Read more
Unsure: Would need more details as a tremor can be so many things, from fatigue to nerve damage to central issues. It is also important to know if it happens when you are trying to do something, at rest, or with certain movements? One of the easiest things to check is if it is from dehydration. Try drinking fluids to hydrate, see a doc if it doesn't stop. Best of luck! ...Read more
Why do shudder attacks happen? If a infant gets it will they have tremors too? If a 10month old gets it will it go away? Or cause life long issues?
Benign: Shudder attacks are benign and mean nothing. They usually disappear spontaneously in a few years. There is no life long issues and they do not turn into seizures. See your Pediatrician, if the diagnosis is confirmed, you have nothing to worry about. It will get better by itself. ...Read more
MANY DRUGS: Traditionally, l-dopa should do a fine job, if you tolerate the med, but Dopamine agonists also will work, such as ropinorole, pramipexole, or Neupro (rotigotine) patch. In some cases, Azilect seems to assist. Might spend some time with your neurologist and custom design an approach. A movement disorder specialist might also help. ...Read more
Got a tremor distonia I think that but still invging my symps, but havin troble with walking at the min and get a really sharp pain up my leg wen walk?
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Both my legs get like these tremors I am 51 y rs and have very active ptsd what r the tremors from?
Unclear: Many things can cause tremor in the legs, and there can be many types. If you are on medication for ptsd, you may be experiencing tremor related to the medication. In that case, the tremor should be on both sides, and would probably affect the hands too. If not on medications, you should see a neurologist to be sure there is no other cause. ...Read more