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what would cause sudden difficulty writing and typing?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Acute neuro problem: Sudden loss of ability to perform fine finger/hand coordination activity could be due to a small stroke, at an age. Have it checked out..Now.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What's a good way for a stroke victim to recover if they now have difficulty writing?

2 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Therapy: Therapy is the mainstay in regaining functionality after a stroke. Persistence and stubborness will help in attitude. Trying to use the other hand will help but continued practice is a good idea.
A 29-year-old member asked:

Suddenly having difficulty writing and typing and gripping a pen?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Emergency: Get to an emergency room! could be a stroke. Please don't wait until monday.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Sudden onset of repeating oneself, difficulty writing> due to fine motor skills?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Writer's cramp: No single treatment strategy is appropriate for every case of writer's cramp. One of the most effective methods is adapting tasks to try to avoid triggering the dystonic movements--this may involve occupational therapy or using assistive/adapted devices.

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