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Thumb Tremor Causes
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
Left foot thumb tremor even if writing by hand.No tremor if reading book. Cramp in foot. Weak thumb and fingre grip of foot. Feel like stretching body?
Right thumb slight tremor when trying to navigate my phone. It's been like that for 8 hours. Do I need to get it checked? What could be the cause?
Electrolyte issue: Minor/slight intentional (trying to do something) tremors occurs from time to time. The cause can be minor electrolyte imbalances, feeling tired, etc. I don't think you need to get checked out. If you have unintentional (resting) tremors that occur and stay or your intentional (trying to get phone) tremor is not going away after a couple of days then you could speak to a physician/neurologist. ...Read more
I have a tremor in my right thumb. Non-resting. I noticed after taking a dosage of Midol but I also take Gildess. Could either of these be the cause?
Moving fingers and thumb in both hands cause tremors at rest and also not at rest. What could it be? Also get tremor when holding phone.
See a doctor: Consider seeing a neurologist and getting checked. ...Read more
My right thumb has been tremoring sporadically over the last 2-3 months. I only notice it when I text. I'm extremely fit and active. Parkinson's?
Tremoring thumb: PerC ~ no this would be an extremely unusual way for parkinsons disease to manifest. Since it appears to be so directly related to texting, have you considered that it may be an overuse injury? You will know for sure if you stopped texting for a week and see if this gets better. I am almost certain it will ! thanks ...Read more
Over the past 2 weeks I have had a tremor occurring in my right thumb. It happens every few minutes and can last up to 30 seconds. Is this something t?
Other nerve problems:
Hi, Thank you for your question.
I highly recommend to get examined by a physician. If you were my patient I would rule out ALS first.
Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-)
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My left thumb has been moving on its own for 3 days like a tremor and i can see it moving. What could be wrong with it?
It's sometimes common to have muscle fasciculations, where muscles twitch on their own and can cause small, involuntary movements. It can be associated with stress, anxiety, too much caffeine, etc and may be completely normal.
If it gets worse, or if you're worried, you should speak with your doctor. ...Read more
I have twitching in my left thumb. it is mild. i think its essential tremor. It twitches alot harder during winter or cold environments?
See a neurologist: Description does not suggest ETGet a more detailed answer ›
I am experiencing intermittent spasms or tremors in my right index finger and thumb. Also my teeth chatter when I am not cold. I am 52 yo female?
For a couple of weeks i noticed that i get frequent hand/finger tremors. Most of the time its my right hand, specifically the thumb.What does it mean?
I masturbate today in the afternoon and in the eve while taking a shower, my right hand specially thumb started to shiver probably a tremor. Plz help?
Uncertain: This may just be muscle fatigue. You will need an evaluation. ...Read more
Have a pill rolling tremor probably from the medication for ADHD is there any type of brace or other device that i could wear? I have trigger thumb
Thumb and index finger will suddenly contract and move inwards towards my palm. Is this twitching, tremor or what? It happens after I use my hand
Muscle cramp/spasm: A sudden cramp in your fingers can cause this If all your fingers do it it is called carpopedal spasm which can be due to a problem with calcium levels in your body. This is less likely when only 2 fingers are involved. Muscle spasms can happen if you don't do an activity much, then do it more than you you usually do. I get it when digging many holes for bulbs/plants in the fall/spring.But see MD ...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 read rest hand tremors can dissipate by lying down, which is what I experience, but dk what causes it. Does this dissipate in just anxiety?
Yes: The hand tremors may be due to the wellbutrin, (bupropion) you may want to talk to your doctor a out having the dose or potentially changing your medications! i would discuss it with your doctor before discontinuing to determine if there are additional considerations that may stopping more of an issue. Stay safe! ...Read more
Yes: Parkinson's disease would be the most common cause of balance issues and tremors. ...Read more