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Hands shivers while writing, no sugar and no BP. What could be the cause? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jul-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User:hi doctor i m XXXXXXX
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:my uncle is having problem that his hands shivers while writing
Doctor:let me know more about that
User:his age is 60 yrs
User:mainly right hand, no BP no sugar
Doctor:Ok. When did it start?
User:last 3 yrs
Doctor:Is there any difficulty walking or with his speech?
User:not at all
Doctor:Did he lose any weight recently or have sweating a lot?
User:not at all
Doctor:Is it a fine tremor or does it move grossly, I meant hand
User:fine tremor all of sudden fr a short while., then it gets normal
Doctor:There are some conditions which can cause this kind of tremor
Doctor:One is Thyroid problems
User:pl tell that
Doctor:mainly Hyperthyroidism which is increase in the level of thyroid hormones
Doctor:But there are some other possibilities as well like Essential tremor
User:what should i do
Doctor:and also few neurological conditions
User:also this is heredetaory problem
Doctor:If he was my patient I would order thyroid function tests and do a proper physical examination particularly neurological assessment to rule out other possibilities
Doctor:Does he smoke?
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