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Shakiness: A condition which is characterized by shakiness of the limbs. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Shakiness, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
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Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Shakiness may include these symptoms:
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Read more about causes and Shakiness deaths.
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he...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, it can also...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...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 »
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...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 Parkinson's disease or dementia (such 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...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 misdiagnosis of migraine or ...read more »
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The list below shows some of the causes of Shakiness mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Shakiness. Of the 16 causes of Shakiness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Shakiness' 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 Shakiness:
Tremor symptoms (479 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Shakiness:
Tremor (353 causes), Tics (20 causes), Shaky fingers, Shakiness (16 causes), Parkinsons-like symptoms, Tremors (129 causes), Titubation (13 causes), Alcoholic tremors, Benign essential tremors, Parkinson's disease, Old age, Flapping tremors, Respiratory failure (222 causes), Hepatic encephalopathy (16 causes), Renal failure (115 causes), Carbon dioxide retention
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