Fine Tremors in Hands

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Neurology

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Content updated on Sep 6, 2022

About the symptom

It refers to unintentional and fine shaking movements that occur in one or more parts of the hands and fingers.

When to see a doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Jaundice

  • Unexplained weight loss of 5% or more in 1 month

  • Fine tremor of the fingers

  • Involuntary movements

  • Numbness / sensory disorder

  • Recent weight loss

  • Disorder of consciousness

  • History of cerebrovascular disorder

  • Altered mental status (delirium)

Possible causes

  • Spasticity

    Spasticity is abnormal muscle tightness due to prolonged muscle contraction. IIt is usually associated with damage to the spinal cord, brain or nerves.

  • Graves' disease

    A condition of an overactive thyroid gland. It is a disorder where the immune system mistakenly attacks the thyroid gland.

  • Alcohol dependence / delirium tremens

    A condition where the patient is dependent on alcohol and will experience withdrawal symptoms if he/she does not have a drink. These withdrawal symptoms can be mild (e.g., irritation, sleeplessness) or severe (confusion, coma, and seizures).

  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hepatic cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer

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Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Do you have a slight trembling of your fingers?

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Do you have headaches or does your head feel heavy?

  • Do you have problems focusing or a reduced sense of awareness in your surroundings?

  • Do you feel any numbness or change in sensation?

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