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Cause and remedy for hand tremors during public interaction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i am 31 yrs old unmarried. hand tremors have become a matter of concern for me. I just cannot hold a cup of tea in fron of others, may be because of can't conscioussness. I am a good singer, but can't hold a mic in fron of crowd. My father hands also have got tremendous tremors.
Question - Are there any medicines for temporary relief atleast ??     
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   Hello dr
Doctor :   let me read what you have typed
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User :   ok
Doctor :   the cause for the tremors needs to be investigated
User :   wen im alone, i am comfortable holding a cup of tea, but if anyone offers me a cup on tray, i'm vry uncomfortable
Doctor :   do you have any other symptoms?
User :   i've undergone MRI scan. thr was no ailment detected
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then the symptoms that you have could be due to psychological reasons
User :   thyroid is also ok
Doctor :   since you are fine when alone
User :   exactly
Doctor :   it happens in people who have fear of crowd
Doctor :   you will be fine. all you need is a good evaluation and counseling done by a psychologist
User :   wat is the medicine for quick relief or for some important function where ii need to confront some people
Doctor :   as I said it is psychological in origin, so you may not need any medications at all
Doctor :   get yourself evaluated, if the anxiety is found to be very much then
Doctor :   you will be prescribed medications to control them
Doctor :   they are prescription medications
User :   i had been to 2 neurologists from 2 different popular hospitals in hyderabad. medines prescribed was - inderal-10 and ciplar-10
Doctor :   and should be given after exact cause is made out
Doctor :   were you fine while being on these medications?
User :   but non of the medicine could control
User :   wen im alone also, it tremors at times !
User :   i've got a presentation on 16 Jun, cud u plz suggest some medicine for the time being for quick relief
User :   relief of 3-4 hrs also is welcome
User :   r u thr doctor ?
Doctor :   i suggest you to visit a psychologist/psychiatrist tomorrow and get evaluation done
Doctor :   since I am not examining you personally, I will not be able to prescribe you medication
User :   ok
Doctor :   as they are prescription medications
User :   but is it common for a 31 yr old ?
User :   ??
User :   r u thr doctor?
Doctor :   yes i am here
Doctor :   and I am chating simultaneously with other patients also
User :   ok
Doctor :   please bear with me for a reply
User :   ok
Doctor :   the anxiety can happen in anyone at any age
Doctor :   the focus should be to get it identified and treated
User :   are these symptoms common for a 31 yr old male ?
Doctor :   you will be fine
User :   hope i'll be fine
User :   secondly, my fathers hands started trembling almost sat my age
Doctor :   ok
User :   his right hand is beyond control now, though left hand is somewat ok
Doctor :   what investigations were done for him?
Doctor :   what diagnosis was made for him?
User :   he has got sugar at initial stages
User :   but is tremors controllable
User :   i've heard thr is no medicine for complete cure
Doctor :   it is controllable if the cause for it is treated
Doctor :   it depends on teh cause
User :   ok
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