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left arm tremor

Hi. I'm a 30-year-old woman. My left arm/hand suddenly started shaking about a month ago. It would come and go with occasional pain in the left arm around the elbow. The tremor comes usually when I'm doing something -- like working on the computer.
My right arm is fine. I haven't had any serious disease before. I've had shaky hands before temporarily when I felt really hungry or had a lot of coffee, but nothing like this. I also have sweaty hands and feet but I've had it my entire life, so I assume it won't have anything to do with perspiration problems. I do iontophoresis treatments at home with Drionic.
I got MMR and tetanus shot on my left arm several days before the tremor began. Other than that, nothing really unusual... I got married 3 months ago. I'm not pregnant and haven't had weight loss or anything. I haven't been stressed a lot either recently since I quit my job. But I do tend to worry too much when things like this happen :(
I think I should go see a doctor about this if it persists, but before that, could anyone tell me what it could be?
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Thank you for your question. Although without being able to examine you I can not offer you the specific advice on diagnosis and treatment that you need, but I would try to provide you some relevant information about your health concern.

Your tremors look like a post effect of vaccine shots but need doctor’s evaluation. Therefore, injury at site of injection may cause pinched nerve due to vaccine shot and may be a reason of tremor. Usually, other reason of tremors could be overactive thyroid, parkinsonism disease, alcohol use, certain medications, alkalosis, fatigue, stress, anxiety or a form of panic attack and low blood sugar. Therefore, it is quite essential to thoroughly assess the all possibilities here with the help of a doctor. Hope this helps.

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Thanks for the answer. I don't have health insurance now. Anyone knows how much I should expect to pay to get my arm checked for pinched nerve or other possibilities? Or if I get private insurance now, would it still cover (even partially) the existing condition? Thank you again.
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I have this hand tremor. had an MRI of the brain and neck with no visible abnormalities. Well, actually, the neck MRI shows a bulging disc on the right side, the tremor is of the LEFT hand. The tremor goes away when I sleep... when it is just resting on my lap... and when I wakes up or when having pins and needles in my arm from sleeping on it, the tremor is completely gone. It is mostly apparent when I use it. If I am distracted by something else thinking intensely of, the tremor is gone. It is also suppressed if and when I have a couple of drinks. I had an EMG of my arm which shows that all nerve and muscles in my arm are okay. We had that done because I also have fragments of a bullet lodged in my upper left arm and we thought that could be the cause. A neurologist said no, because the EMG on my arm turned out okay. The EMG shows a course tremor with frequency of 10 Hz. Blood work also turned out ok.
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Could it be early signs of Parkisons?  I have left arm and hand tremors also, mind is a violent shake of the hand for a few seconds than it's ok.  Before the hand tremors I had horrible balance for 2 1/2 years that would last for 3 months than the balance would go away for about 28 days than the balance problem would come back again for another 3 months, that cycle went on for 2 1/2 years now, I have the tremors in the left arm and hand not all the time but 4 times a week with the tremors all day long on and off.  I do not have the balance problem, I'm hoping it went away but I'm not sure if it will come back, this is the longest that I do not have the balance problem 54 days with no balance issues.  Now I developed this tremor.  My husband tells me that he saw my head shake a few times.  Take Care.
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Hello, I am here to post a comment to agree that YES Copulins are psychoactive, and YES they are present in vaginal secretions – especially a woman who is orgasmic and releasing her copulins into the air by squirting it. I have a SERIOUS REQUEST. I am looking to CLEANSE, DETOX, RELEASE Copulins OUT OF MY BODY from BREATHING IT DURING SEXUAL INTERCOURSE (no oral). Is there any type of COPULIN CURE / REMEDY to get the Copulins OUT of my system?. Because the Copulins are psychoactive, and link to the MAN’S NERVOUS SYSTEM (brain, cerebral spinal fluid (CSF), polypeptides), you WILL FEEL some things if you have been having sex (protected or unprotected) with the same female consistently, even if you are apart – like “her orgasm” with someone else, it will trigger your nervous system like a radio saying "something is not right". This is how people know when you are cheating, they can literally feel it after being exposed to sexual intercourse with the same person over and over, its natures way of bonding man and woman in a relationship which is good, not so good for people on the fence or uncommitted engaging in sex.This is not some sort of “emotional” feeling, but rather a PHYSICAL REACTION (at this point) to any nervous-system related activity in your body- whether during sex with her, or after, even if she is nowhere near you, there is a physical sensation that you may feel. I have tested this with much speculation only to find out that this is a true response to the female’s behaviors in another location, almost like a “sixth sense” - and yes, I caught her in the act!, which is a result of the CHEMICAL REACTION of HER COPULINS from sex (ESPECIALLY Orgasms), and its reaction within my male body [all jokes aside, ladies should keep this in mind - this is how men KNOW when you are cheating, I can even "hear" them speaking and almost feel the thrusts from the dude who was penetrating her - so I popped up and found her cheating in my house]. I have been researching this topic for months after excessive exposure to vaginal spray/mist from one female, and want to find out a natural way to rid myself of all the Copulins from her - to "disconnect" my sense of connection to her nervous system and every little emotion that she has. Are there any natural cures?? There is a brain/blood barrier that they seem to penetrate and I have sourced aromathery oils to experiment upon cleansing the lymph, the hypothalamus and other possible areas of concern. I don’t want to publish my ingredients because I have not 100% resolved these “reactions” each day that I feel (especially on the left side), but I am taking oils that cleanse the nerves, CSF, and detox the lymph, the quotes about them taking over the polypeptides – glad to read a science guy who chimed in that there WAS a discrepancy, but we still cannot deny that these chemicals affect you even when you are not around her, even after a month or so. It has reduced, I am still looking for solutions to this issue, which is not emotional necessarily as much as its a chemical reaction within my body that I am looking to break. I am looking at ginger, cloves, anise, apple cider vinegar, white vinegar, cinnamon, peppermint, cedar wood oil, lemon oil, and others in various oil delivery methods to get through the blood/brain barrier (oral, sniffing, ginger/lemon in my water etc). My symptoms have cut in almost half (about 45 days later), but I’m still very concerned about the duration of this “chemical bond” which creates physical sensations in my body. Thank you.
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