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What causes involuntary jerking of the hands?

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Posted on Fri, 18 May 2018 in Brain and Spine
Question: I’m 63 and in last year have developed an irritating involuntary jerking of my hands: hitting the wrong letters when typing , even deleting by accident.
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 57 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Get examined and evaluated by a neurologist

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concern.
Possibility of tremors due to Parkinson disease.
Is this movement present at rest too?
Any walking difficulty?
Any history of fall?
Examination and evaluation by a neurologist is required.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further information.
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Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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