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Dr. Brims
Dr. Brims, U.S. Licensed Physician
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Experience:  U.S. Licensed Physician, general surgery and internal medicine experience
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I have had thumb twitching in my non-dominant hand since May

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I have had thumb twitching in my non-dominant hand since May and am worried. Tried drinking more water and more potassium, calcium and magnesium and it still is twitching. Feels weaker now and bothering my forearm too.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
I'm sorry to hear about tre you on any medication now?
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
Hear about that*
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am on Paxil and trazadone to sleep.
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
Do you have anxiety disorder?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I get anxious periodically but it is managed with the meds. Usually situational anxiety. Do worry about health problems when weird symptoms arise. I also feel shaky right now. Mostly on left side
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
Okay, this may be due to an electrolyte abnormality, I would advise you have your serum electrolytes checked with a blood test called a complete metabolic profile. If it is abnormal you may require supplementation which requires a physicians prescription, the over the counter supplements are not very helpful
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
Are you there?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not satisfied
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.
I'm sorry, what other questions on this topic can I help answer?