My daughter, 14 years old, for the last 4 days, her arms have been shaking uncontrollably.
It started 4 days ago at school. We got a phone call and had to go and pick her up. We've been to 2 hospitals, a pediatrician, family doctor and last night called 911 and had an emergency response team come and take her to the hospital.
They took blood test, twice, and all everyone is saying is that it's stress. panic attack or anxiety attack.
She claims that everything is fine; school is going good, no boy issues, no social issues. She says nothing is bothering her.
My question is: If this stress, but she claims to not have any, and does not seam to show anything, Is this a Panic attack? and does it usually last this long?
From what I've been reading, her symptoms don't seam to jive with panic attack.
Anybody have any ideas? I don't trust doctors around here and we've been having problems with the local doctor telling my wife that she just needs "to learn to live with it" regarding her back pain. She broke her tail-bone 3 years ago.
If you are not satisfied with the doctor, seek a second, third, or fourth opinion. It may well be stress, even though she says she doesn't have any. She may be holding it inside and that could cause the shaking. Our minds can make our bodies ill. And as for your wife's back pain, unfortunately the the doctor may be right. I have several things wrong with my back, I cracked several vertebrea, broke my tail bone, and have a congenital birth defect on my spine. I have lived with cronic pain for at least 30 years of my 58 years. Good luck in finding out what is wrong with your daughter. Sometimes doctors don't pick up right away what is wrong with their patients. Good luck.
As for my wife's back pain, I know the doctor is an idiot! We just came back from there 5 min ago. We wanted to confront him, because she talked to the specialist in Toronto yesterday and we discovered several things.
First, he recommended 300mg of codeine to reduce the tylonol 3 by 3000mg to manage the pain. Then there's a bunch of recommendations they suggested and our family doctor did nothing. His policy is no narcotics. So he left her with 30mg codeine and a bunch of tylonol. Every time we go to him, it's always "There's nothing that can be done, just learn to live with it."
As for my daughter, I have a feeling that she's "Pushing it". Now that I'm home, I've had a chance to observe her and I'm not convinced that the "shakes" are real. I left the room, and when I came back she was not shaking until suddenly she noticed that I was there, then the shakes suddenly started again. I did it a couple of times, discretely, and each time was the same. No shakes. Only when she heard me coming.
I believe there is something going on and this is her way of ... getting our attention. I believe we have a good, honest and open relationship and we have talked about many personal issues such as boys, sex and so forth. I believe her when she says she has no issues with boys or sex, right now, so I'm at a loss.
Her blood test came back completely normal.
Is this self induced? Exaggerated? Real, and if so what is it?
Hi. Have her doctor give her a complete thyroid panel test. It could be a problem with her thyroid gland. I have Hashimoto's disease, and it was triggered at the onset of puberty (around age 13 for me). Hope this helps.
Hi, i am a 13 year old girl with no boy issues and my grades are fine but i've been having the same issues for the past year and a half. My mother claims they are normal however i think it could be RLS (restless leg syndrom) or something similar. My shaking changes from day to day, sometimes violent sometimes i can barely feel it. I would concider the possibility of RLS. Its actually quite common.