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Shaky hands: A condition which is characterized by shaking of the hands. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Shaky hands, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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....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 occur from a...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, which is mostly harmless....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...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...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...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...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 symptoms...read more »
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The following list of conditions have 'Shaky hands' 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 Shaky hands:
Hand tremor (41 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Tremor symptoms (479 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Shaky hands:
Tremor (353 causes), Tics (20 causes), Shaky fingers, Shakiness (16 causes), Parkinsons-like symptoms, Tremors (129 causes), Resting tremors (9 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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