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2 X's TFCC tear. Last 8 mon(s) ago. Ulna freely moving no pain. Can not flex hand and pick anything up. Gives way and that causes some pain. Aches and swells sometimes. Intermittent lateral forearm muscle tremor and hand weakness just started. Is this

2 X's TFCC tear. Last 8 mon(s) ago.  Ulna freely moving no pain. Can not flex hand and pick anything up.  Gives way and that causes some pain.  Aches and swells sometimes. Intermittent lateral forearm muscle tremor and hand weakness just started. Is this

TFCC tears are...: not easily diagnosed, or, unfortunately, treated. Since you have this diagnosis, I assume you've already seen an orthopedist and/or a physical therapist. It sounds like you're experiencing a significant amount of discomfort and disability. You would be wise to direct your concerns to them. I wish you the best. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Can you tell me when somebody has a tremor, do they still have control of the muscles?

Can you tell me when somebody has a tremor, do they still have control of the muscles?

Partial: While there is control but involuntary cotractions of opposing groups of muscles leads to less than full control. ...Read more

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What is the cause of tremor of muscles specially on arms and legs?

See a neurologist: A tremor is a sign of a problem in the part of the brain that controls your muscles. It does tend to be persistent and usually does not resolve on its own. See a neurologist for consultation. ...Read more

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Does magnesium help muscle spasms and tremor?

Does magnesium help muscle spasms and tremor?

Maybe.: Only if the tremor or spasm is related to Mg deficiency. It is reasonable to do a trial of a Mg supplement and see if it make you better. ...Read more

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What if you have a postural tremor but do have weakness or pain in you muscles/?

Possibilities: One cause for all 3 symptoms is myositis, inflammation of muscles. But other causes do exist, including peripheral neuropathy. This syndrome definitely requires neurological investigation because many causes of this syndrome can cause irreversible weakness. ...Read more

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How does cyclosporine cause fine muscle tremor?

Drug-induced tremor: See the following site by the nih on drug-induced tremor: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000765.Htm. Then discuss the condition with the prescriber & options available to you concerning the tremor. ...Read more

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Any way to relieve the symptoms of west Nile? I'm incredibly uncomfortable and shaking/tremors are v prominent and disrupt everything. Muscle jerks 2

Any way to relieve the symptoms of west Nile? I'm incredibly uncomfortable and shaking/tremors are v prominent and disrupt everything. Muscle jerks 2

Supportive treatment: I'm sorry you're feeling so lousy. Unfortunately, it's supportive treatment which means lots of fluids, good nutrition, OTC medications for fevers. Yes, shaking and muscle jerking can be part of the symptomatology. It usually takes several weeks to several months to fully run its course. Let your doctor know if things aren't getting better. Tremors can be supportively treated. ...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