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What can cause uncontrollable shaking in children?

What can cause uncontrollable shaking in children?

Seizure Disorder?: You didn't mention the child's age, sex, type of shaking or jerking, duration, status of consciousness, color change, frothing in mouth, urinary incontinence etc. The child needs full medical evaluation; if epilepsy is a probability, eeg to be done and a pediatric neurology referral is needed. Contact your child's pediatrician. ...Read more

Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more


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How can I stop uncontrollable shaking all day?

How can I stop uncontrollable shaking all day?

See a doctor: Uncontrolled shakiness could cause by many things. You better see a doctor and get a full check up. ...Read more

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I'm not sick but I have uncontrollable shaking. Is this some sort of condition?

I'm not sick but I have uncontrollable shaking. Is this some sort of condition?

Possible: Your age, underlying health and the circumstances that trigger the shaking and cause it to stop are all factors. See your family doc to start the evaluation. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause uncontrollable shaking all over?

Can anxiety cause uncontrollable shaking all over?

Yes: Severe shaking can be a symptom of anxiety, although it can also be a symptom of other problems. The best idea is to be evaluated by your provider to better determine the problem you are experiencing so it can be treated correctly. Good luck! ...Read more

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Had uncontrollable shaking & tightnig/stiffning in muscles last night lasted bout 30-40 minutes what could cause this?

Had uncontrollable shaking & tightnig/stiffning in muscles last night lasted bout 30-40 minutes what could cause this?

More information needed: Possibilities include possible electrolyte imbalance, seizure disorder, dehydration, medication overdose or interaction, or even an infection. Sounds very serious you may need some lab work or further studies please seek care with your primary care physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What causes the uncontrollable shaking and shivering after general anesthesia?

What causes the uncontrollable shaking and shivering after general anesthesia?

Cold, usually: Often during anesthesia, your body temperature drops. When you are awakened, your body tries to warm it up any way it can, and shivering is one of those ways. Another cause can be different parts of the nervous system waking up at different times; if the parts that control shivering (and there are several) wake up first then you shiver more and harder. Men have this issue more than women. ...Read more

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I just got the worst leg cramp in my life (so far), followed by uncontrollable shaking. What happened to me?

I just got the worst leg cramp in my life (so far), followed by uncontrollable shaking. What happened to me?

Cramps and shaking: Likely shaking was due to severe cramps and the pain. The cramps can be dehydration, electrolytes check calcium, magnesium potassium, sodium, thyroid, B12 deficiency, exercise without proper stretching, sitting to long or compression on nerve. Warm up, stretch and rub legs before exercise. When you drink for sport alternate water/Gatorade as pure water dilutes electrolytes. Discuss with doctor ...Read more

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My son who is 4 just recently started waking up and having uncontrollable hand shaking has been to the dr's for it and they are doing an mri?

My son who is 4 just recently started waking up and having uncontrollable hand shaking has been to the dr's for it and they are doing an mri?

Trust your doctor: The MRI is being performed to rule out structural problems in the brain that might be contributing to your son's symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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36 yo, severe pulsating headache on top/bck of head accompanied by uncontrollable shaking as if cold. Ceased after vomiting. Should I be concerned?

36 yo, severe pulsating headache on top/bck of head accompanied by uncontrollable shaking as if cold. Ceased after vomiting. Should I be concerned?

GO IMMEDIATELY TO ER: You have alarming symptoms. PULSATING HEADACHE, CHILLS AND VOMITING
Any history of ;headaches, trauma, systemic disease, Pregnancy,? New symptoms such as a fever, weakness, vision loss, double vision, or confusion?
Are you taking medications?
It can be any where from life threatening condition, such as meningitis, brain infection, aneurysm, bleeding, mass, etc. Of course it can be migraine, etc. ...Read more

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My husband just woke up coughing and then the uncontrollable shaking began and now he is vomiting no fever, no chills, has COPD, is 48?

My husband just woke up coughing and then the uncontrollable shaking began and now he is vomiting no fever, no chills, has COPD, is 48?

SEE MD NOW: Can't tell here, but with COPD he is at increased risk for pneumonia, as well as other problems; vomiting and uncontrollable shaking is worrisome sign; may be viral or bacterial infection. SEE MD NOW ...Read more

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Hi my mother is suffering from violent trembling one min she is fine and the next she is freezing and shaking uncontrollable, her blood sugar was fine?

Hi my mother is suffering from violent trembling one min she is fine and the next she is freezing and shaking uncontrollable, her blood sugar was fine?

See a doctor: This could be anything from seizure to shaking chills/rigors; if this is severe (as it sounds like from the description), you should take her to an urgent care or er for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is the uncontrollable shaking & muscle spasm in my leg & foot dystonia? I have a Parkinsons

Is the uncontrollable shaking & muscle spasm in my leg & foot dystonia? I have a Parkinsons

Dystonia: Dystonia is different than Parkinsons.
Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder, in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. The movements may resemble a tremor. Dystonia is often initiated or worsened by voluntary movements, and symptoms may “overflow” into adjacent muscle ...Read more

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My body goes into uncontrollable shakes? Legs and shoulders and arms shaking rapidly, heart beats fast. Tasted vomit once. Bornwith blood clot onbrain

My body goes into uncontrollable shakes? Legs and shoulders and arms shaking rapidly, heart beats fast. Tasted vomit once. Bornwith blood clot onbrain

Get seen: This needs to be evaluated as a likely seizure disorder by a specialist, based on what you describe. Brodsky the outlook for these problems is much better than in the past. ...Read more

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Iv been wakeing up early shivering uncontrollable and like usual nasueas shakeing started yesterday. What could be causing it I feel odd because of it

Sleep conditions: Is your room temperature ok? Is it not too cold? The next thing that comes to mind is an infection. If you have night sweats, tuberculosis is a possibility. ...Read more

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What causes constant shaking?

What causes constant shaking?

Requires evaluation: Medicines, drugs of abuse, toxins, medical & neurological conditions may cause tremors. Essential tremor is progressive and may be familial (others in the genetic family have it). Obtain a good medical/neurological evaluation. ...Read more

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What does shaking a lot mean?

Shaking: Could be physiological, such as from too much caffeine or alcohol or decongestants use or a metabolic abnormality such as thyroid disease, or psychological such as performance or social anxiety. ...Read more

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I took medicine and im shaking?

I took medicine and im shaking?

What medicine: What did you take, have you taken it before how much did you take? Too many unknowns here I suggest consulting with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause shaking whole body?

What can cause shaking whole body?

Multiple causes: I strongly suggest a full physicial and metabolic workup. ...Read more

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My girlfriend won't stop shaking!

? shaking: There are benign tremors where a person can have a minor tremor in the hand, there is more serious tremor...That may be parkinson like tremor, or there is a seizure like "shaking." not sure what you are witnessing, but if the latter, take to emergency room or call 911 if she is having seizures. Otherwise, have her get a check-up with a dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why my body is shaking in the morning?

Why my body is shaking in the morning?

Body shaking in the: Morning can be from a variety of things, one of which is overnight low blood sugar. Just facing the day can make us anxious and shaky. Please see your doc. Peace and good health. A clinical psychologist can help w/facing the day issues. ...Read more

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Why have I been shaking? I drinks a bit.

Muscle weakness: More than likely after the fracture your muscles became week from lack of use. You will need rehabilitation and physical therapy. Other possibilities could be that you had neurologic damage with the fracture. Your physician can help you get this properly evaluated. ...Read more

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Could a baby recover shaking baby syndrome?

Could a baby recover shaking baby syndrome?

Usually has: Some sequella from mild to severe depending on severity of damage done. ...Read more