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Hand tremors

Hand tremors: Introduction

Hand tremors: The occurrence of a tremor that is evident in the hand. See detailed information below for a list of 17 causes of Hand tremors, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hand tremors:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hand tremors. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Hand tremors Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Hand tremors may include:

  • For tremors caused by stress, try relaxation techniques like meditation, deep relaxation, or breathing exercises
  • For tremors of any cause, avoid caffeine and get enough sleep
  • For tremors caused by a medication, consult with your doctor about stopping the drug, reducing the dosage, or switching medications. DO NOT change or stop medications on your own
  • For tremors caused by alcohol abuse, seek treatment and support to help you avoid alcohol
  • more treatments...»

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Medications or substances causing Hand tremors:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Hand tremors as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hand tremors

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Hand tremors: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Hand tremors

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a ...read more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other less severe...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease,...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor,...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years, and Parkinsons-like symptoms around...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as ...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See ...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See ...read more »

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Hand tremors: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Hand tremors

The list below shows some of the causes of Hand tremors mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hand tremors?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hand tremors. Of the 17 causes of Hand tremors that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 14 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hand tremors:

The following list of conditions have 'Hand tremors' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Medical Conditions associated with Hand tremors:

Hand tremor (41 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Tremor symptoms (479 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Hand tremors:

Shaky hands (13 causes), Hand pain (60 causes), Muscle spasm (29 causes), Finger spasm (18 causes), Arm spasm (18 causes), Alcohol Withdrawal, Autoimmune thyroid diseases, Hyperthyroidism (41 causes), Idiopathic Parkinson's disease, Lithium poisoning

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