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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Pill Rolling Finger Motion

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Pill Rolling (Definition)

Pill rolling is also known as Pill rolling tremor. Pill-rolling finger motion is a symptom in which a person has a circular repetitive motion of the thumb and index finger (first finger), when the thumb and index finger are brought together. This symptom is commonly ...Read more


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What medications could cause pill rolling?

What medications could cause pill rolling?

Tremor: Pill rolling is a tremor characteristic to parkinson's. Drugs causing extra pyramidal adverse effects such as antipsychotics, some ssris, are such examples. ...Read more

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My friend has "pill rolling" tremor. What causes that?

My friend has "pill rolling" tremor. What causes that?

Pill rolling: This is description of a rest tremors typical of parkinson, but could be caused by medications. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for finger swelling?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for finger swelling?

Nothing specific: Finger swelling is very generic - it is important to know if it is traumatic, spontaneous and if it affects other parts of your body. The right medication is based on what the problem really is. ...Read more

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I dislocated my finger a few days back, and had it popped back in. Are there any exercises I should do to avoid loss of motion in the finger?

I dislocated my finger a few days back, and had it popped back in. Are there any exercises I should do to avoid loss of motion in the finger?

Finger Dislocation: John, you ought to get an X-ray just to make sure you didn't break a small piece of bone off which will make the healing longer and potentially decrease your range of motion. You also need it examined to asses the ligaments which often can be torn in this type of injury which also can affect your motion. At that point you are ready to discuss exercises. ...Read more

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Numbness in finger due to repetive motion?

Numbness in finger due to repetive motion?

Numbess in finger: Repetitive motion would be a typical cause of this finding. You can get this just from writing with a pen or pencil a lot (especially if it does not have a soft grip). Various work tools (power tools, etc.) will do this. If the numbness is just occuring in a single finger, either chronic pressure or repetitive motion is likely the cause; if more than one finger is affected, carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more