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Should I be worried if my hands are shaking and my heartbeat is irregular 5 days after my triple bypass?

Should I be worried if my hands are shaking and my heartbeat is irregular 5 days after my triple bypass?

Yes!: Post-op arrythmias are common, including atrial fib. Get to the er now, or call for a nurse or doctor if you are still admitted. ...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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My hands and fingers are shaking all the time for some time now (for a few years). Should i be worried?

My hands and fingers are shaking all the time for some time now (for a few years). Should i be worried?

See your doctor: It sounds like you have a form of chronic movement disorder of your hands. Depends on the type of tremor, it may get worse and effective treatments may be available. Talk to your doctor and get a referral to see a neurologist to get a definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Very hard heart beat especially at night, lots of twitching, shaking hands & difficulty sleeping. Should I be worried?

Very hard heart beat especially at night, lots of twitching, shaking hands & difficulty sleeping. Should I be worried?

Not to worry: At your age, 20, it's unlikely anything serious, but since it's bothering you, ask your doctor to arrange a 24 hour heart monitor ("Holter Monitor") for you to wear so that the exact nature of your cardiac rhythm during symptoms can be discerned. ...Read more

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After a casual contact with a hep b patient who had a sore On his mouth I am worried he touched before shaking hands do i need immunoglobulin shot

After a casual contact with a hep b patient who had a sore 
On his mouth I am worried he touched before shaking hands do i need immunoglobulin shot

Do not worry: You might get hepatitis B if you have xsex with an infected person without a condom, share needels ( used for injection drugs) with infected people, gettin a tattoo or piercing with tools that are not sterelized, share personal items like razors. You DO NOT CATCH IT from huggin, kissing, sneezing, hand shaking or sharing food or drinks. ...Read more

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I had a casual contact with hep b patient he had a sore on his mouth that I am worried he touched before shaking my hand, can I contact the virus ?

I had a casual contact with hep b patient he had a sore on his mouth that I am worried he touched before shaking my hand, can I contact the virus ?

Not likely: Hepatitis B is a virus that replicates in the liver and thus resides in the blood, semen, or other body fluids from an infected person. Transmission of HBV occurs when such fluid enters the body of someone who is not infected, through a break in the skin. In addition, if you have been vaccinated for HBV in the past, the risk of transmission is markedly reduced. If in doubt, you can be tested ...Read more

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Have bad health anxiety. Last month dizzy, mild blur vision, shaking feeling legs/hands tingling & pains in legs, neck lower back. Worried is serious?

Have bad health anxiety. Last month dizzy, mild blur vision, shaking feeling legs/hands tingling & pains in legs, neck lower back. Worried is serious?

Anxiety: Commend yourself for awareness of your “bad health anxiety” and various symptoms of anxiety. This is not serious if these symptoms have not severely affected your work life, relationships and personal interests Anxiety is treatable with very good results. Become Captain over your Anxiety, not VICTIM. See Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication. Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation ...Read more

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Thyroid test shows T4 1.9, TSH 0.07 is that mild hyperthyroid or severe? Worried. Waiting to see endo. off and on faster heart and slight hand shaking

Thyroid test shows T4 1.9, TSH 0.07 is that mild hyperthyroid or severe? Worried. Waiting to see endo. off and on faster heart and slight hand shaking

Fairly mild: Hi. That's fairly mild hyperthyroidism, and should be tolerated OK by a 34-year old until you see the endo. Of course, those labs may not reflect a stable thyroid dysfunction, and the degree of hyperthyroidism my be in transition (becoming more or less hyperthyroid, depending on underlying cause). Your doc could give you a beta-blocker to help the heart racing and tremor until you see the endo. ...Read more

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In what way can I stop my hands from shaking?

In what way can I stop my hands from shaking?

If you have a tremor: would consult with your physician or a neurologist to determine which type and possible course of treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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What suggestions can you give to keep the hands from shaking too much?

What suggestions can you give to keep the hands from shaking too much?

Med eval.: Please see a neurologist to assess for possible tremor. The neurologist can determine if tx is appropriate. ...Read more