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Why would someone start shaking involuntarily? He said he

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Why would someone start shaking involuntarily? He said he was cold but was not cold or hot to the touch. Normal temperature. After several minutes the shaking has stopped and he is sleeping.
JA: Do you have a fever? Do you have any other existing medical conditions?
Customer: No fever. He is in recovery from pneumonia, has just finished a course of anti-biotics called clindamycin and seemed to be better and stronger.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: He has advanced Parkinson's and is medicated regularly for that. He is 92 years old. But what causes the shaking?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.

recovering from infection like pneumonia can cause shakes

has this happened to him before?