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my right thumb tics on occassion especailly when I pur pressure

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my right thumb tics on occassion especailly when I pur pressure on my fore arm or elbow
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.S.A.Alam replied 6 years ago.
Hi,

Thank you for your question,

Do you have any previous medical problems ?

Your age and gender ?

Since when you have this problem ?

Any tests done ?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

I have this proble over a year with no changes in severity. Show when I am holding a letter with my forarm resting on a table

 

No previous medical problems, I am 65. I have worked as a chef in the kitchen for 35 years, using my right hand for opening oyster and clams as well as other repetitve activities. When I test myself I have no problem pointing mt\y finger at a moving dot. I easliy touch my fingers to each other as well as exhibut not other sytems linked to MS of parkinsons.

Expert:  Dr.S.A.Alam replied 6 years ago.
Hi,

Thank you for your question,

Is there any numbness in your hand or effected thumb ?