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Hello all.. Not sure what to think about this. About 3 ago I went pick my phone and I noticed a my left thumb tremor. Right away I went online started reading on it and learned it could be PD. Now if I lay down and put my left to rest sideways with the thumb up and when I move it to the left the tremor comes. But if I put my on lap or put the habd at a complete rest position no tremor. maybe worth mentioning, it started right after I came back from doing some yard work. Thanks in advance.
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   Yes there are any number of conditions that could  be especially if it started by doing yard work as it could be from a sprain or injury but only a doctor would understand the clinical specifics. Probably the best thing to do is start be seeing a general physician to rule out any standard concerns and if they can't obtain a referral to a neurologist who is a movement disorders specialist.
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