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Help Leg and hand tremors

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  • Posted By: jackieS
  • February 3, 2007
  • 00:25 PM

My 16 year old has been having hand and leg tremors for over a year now. They have done an MRI and nerve conduction study and found nothing. Tried several medications, that have only made her sick. They have also done blood tests and they were normal. The tremors have become more frequent and on a couple of bad episodes she even became covered with what seemed to be like hives, be then it went away after a few minutes.

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  • Has she had her thyroid checked? Hyperthyroidism can cause shakes or tremors.It can also cause skin rashes.Graves disease is a serious thyroid issue.You may want to do some research.The internet is heplful on this.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 4, 2007
    • 00:59 AM
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  • My 16 year old has been having hand and leg tremors for over a year now. They have done an MRI and nerve conduction study and found nothing. Tried several medications, that have only made her sick. They have also done blood tests and they were normal. The tremors have become more frequent and on a couple of bad episodes she even became covered with what seemed to be like hives, be then it went away after a few minutes.I suggest checking for essential tremor which is a heredity disease and easil treated with minute doses of Mysoline. It is most commonly transmitted in females. Kathryn Hepbern is the most famous person who had this disease. Her head tremor was essential tremor. I have had this disease for a lifetime and I am a registered nurse and mysoline has helped me beyound belief.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 4, 2007
    • 06:53 AM
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  • My 16 year old has been having hand and leg tremors for over a year now. They have done an MRI and nerve conduction study and found nothing. Tried several medications, that have only made her sick. They have also done blood tests and they were normal. The tremors have become more frequent and on a couple of bad episodes she even became covered with what seemed to be like hives, be then it went away after a few minutes.Has your daughter been tested for Wilson's disease? Wilson's disease is a common cause of tremor in teenagers.Yours very trulyskazicskazic@yahoo.com
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 7, 2007
    • 02:11 PM
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