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How can I manage if my baby has tremors?

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Dr. Jin Hahn
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on the cause

Tremors may be due to many things such as metabolic or neurological causes.
Sometimes they are familial in nature, e.g., essential tremors. Head tremors and shuddering spells occur intermittently, and are usually benign. They require no treatment and improve with age. Unless tremors are disrupting normal motor activities, infantile tremors are not usually treated with medication.

In brief: Depends on the cause

Tremors may be due to many things such as metabolic or neurological causes.
Sometimes they are familial in nature, e.g., essential tremors. Head tremors and shuddering spells occur intermittently, and are usually benign. They require no treatment and improve with age. Unless tremors are disrupting normal motor activities, infantile tremors are not usually treated with medication.
Dr. Jin Hahn
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Dr. Nanette Nuessle
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It depends

The first thing to do is determine if these are benign tremors ( a normal developmental process).
If not, find the cause and treat the cause. Most causes are treatable. There are support groups available that are organized by the cause of the tremors. Keep in close contact with your child's pediatrician for support, care and updates on the condition.

In brief: It depends

The first thing to do is determine if these are benign tremors ( a normal developmental process).
If not, find the cause and treat the cause. Most causes are treatable. There are support groups available that are organized by the cause of the tremors. Keep in close contact with your child's pediatrician for support, care and updates on the condition.
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