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What causes hand tremors?

What causes hand tremors?

Many: To mention few, parkinsonism, essential tremors, days tonic tremors, toxic tremors, psychogenic tremors etc etc. ...Read more

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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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What causes right hand tremors?

What causes right hand tremors?

Cervical spondylitis: Asymmetric symptoms in extremities, think anatomical pathology. Nerve compression syndromes--- may be at level of spine or wrist ( carpel tunnel). ...Read more

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What causes finger weakness?

What causes finger weakness?

weakness of the : Intrinsic muscles of the hand, stiffness in joints, tendons or ligaments, nerve issues, joint pain from arthritis or trauma, fracture, dislocation , age, carpal tunnel, ulnar nerve lesions, poor wrist mechanics , diabetes, cold intolerance and finally just pain all can contribute to the feeling that the hand or fingers are "weak". ...Read more

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What causes hand cramps?

What causes hand cramps?

Muscle: Use of hand muscles which are small and weak with a small cross sectional area may seem important but itis nit hte most significant. Sometime calcium metabolism, swelling, fatigue , nerve compression. ...Read more

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What causes hand tremors in teenagers?

What causes hand tremors in teenagers?

Stress? : Tiredness, lack of sleep , stress, alcohol, etc are the commonest causes, but benign essential tremor can occur at any age and it is often familial. ...Read more

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What causes trembling hands?

What causes trembling hands?

Several: Medications, lots of caffeine, family history of heredofamilial tremors, use of activating recreational drugs such as meth or cocaine, diseases such as parkinson's or multiple sclerosis., hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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What causes hand eczema?

What causes hand eczema?

Depends: Eczema or dermatitis are terms for irritated skin. There are multiple reasons someone can get rashes on their hands. The most common cause is from irritant dermatitis caused by frequent exposure to moisture (sweating or hand-washing), soap, or other solvents. Other conditions that can cause hand rashes include infections, allergies, inflammatory conditions (psoriasis), etc. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes tremors (hand shakes a lot)?

Please tell me what causes tremors (hand shakes a lot)?

Essential tremor: If it is essential it may causes rhythmic shaking and is common after 40 y/o and if so it can affect voice head and leg other options could be parkinsons syndrome if it is like a pill rolling type movement and you have a stiff arm. ...Read more

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What causes hand and wrist pain?

What causes hand and wrist pain?

Pain in hAnd and : Of the wrist, many things can hurt too. Bone, tendon, joint, nerve, blood vessel, skin all can be a source of wrist pain. Tendonitis is a common cause, as is arthritis in the tumb base and carpal tunnel compression. But the take haome answer is anything that gets a nerve supply ( which is everything) can be a source of pain. Hand surgeons can offer diagnosis & rx for this very complex region. ...Read more

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What causes shakiness in your hands?

What causes shakiness in your hands?

Tremors: Hereditary essential tremors, hyperthyroidism, medication reactions, parkinson's disease, wilson's disease, and problems in the cerebellar-brainstem connections. Due to variability, good idea to get diagnosed and treated, as one med here does not work for all. ...Read more

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What causes hand swelling?

What causes hand swelling?

Multiple causes: This could be low thyroid, a carpal tunnel, an allergy, problem with veins, arthritis, afrozen shoulder, early shoulder hand syndrome, tendonitis, kidney problem. It's also possible you just slept on it and the swelling will go away by itself. ...Read more

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What causes hands and feet to tingle?

What causes hands and feet to tingle?

Many possibilities: Tingling in the hands and feet at the same time can occur with hyperventilation (can be mild enough that you cannot tell you are hyperventilating; occurs with anxiety), & peripheral neuropathy (nerve disease). Peripheral neuropathy has many possible causes including diabetes & autoimmune diseases (eg lupus). Could be 2 different things at once; e.g. Carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis of spine. ...Read more

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What causes fingefrs of hand to stiffen suddenly?

What causes fingefrs of hand to stiffen suddenly?

Many causes: Metabolic abnormalities carpal tunnel syndrom over use Lactic Acid buildup and many more rare and exotic causes see your doc. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in arms and hand?

What causes tingling in arms and hand?

Cervical spondylosis: Many causes: a) peripheral neuropathies produced by diabetes b) toxic neuropathies produces by chemotherapeutic agents; c) arthritis of the neck producing compressions of the nerve roots; d) hyperventilation and anxiety. It can be a benign symptom but i would recommend to see a neurologist to exclude common causes of neuropathy or neck pathology. ...Read more

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What can cause shaking/trembling hands?

What can cause shaking/trembling hands?

Many causes: Hyperthyroidism, heredofamilial tremors, or benign essential tremors can cause shaking when holding an object. Parkinson's causes resting tremors. Cerebellar problems, and ms could cause tremors on coordinated activities. Wilson's disease causes wing beating tremor. Anxiety, if intense, can result in trembling. If any of this describes you, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes your hands to tremble?

Essntial trmors: If that is the only symptom you have it is probabely a coindition called essential tremors which can be easily trated with meds but there can be other causes like anxiety, overactive thyroid and certail madications can do it too so have it checked. ...Read more

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What causes iching of hands and feet?

What causes iching of hands and feet?

Many possibilitis: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes for my hand tremors?

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What are some possible causes for my hand tremors?

Hand Tremors: Some are; essential tremors (runs in families), alcoholism, parkinson's disease, liver failure, mercury/arsinic poisoning, lithium & some antidepressants. ...Read more

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What causes hand numbness while asleep?

What causes hand numbness while asleep?

Nerve compression: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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