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Why am I having trouble writing and typing?

Why am I having trouble writing and typing?

Occupation cramp?: Writers cramp is a possibility see a neurologist.

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What would cause sudden difficulty writing and typing?

What would cause sudden difficulty writing and typing?

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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Recently my hands have been shaking when I'm writing or when im typing, I have been stressed lately so I don't know if that could be the reason.

Recently my hands have been shaking when I'm writing or when im typing, I have been stressed lately so I don't know if that could be the reason.

Tricky: Without an exam, I can only give general information therea re a lot of reasons for hand shaking and a simple exam can figure out which are possibly there in your case. The pace of the shaking, whther writing improves it a bit and if it is in both hands are some of the main points.

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Should I go to the doctor? I think I jammed my finger in gym class today, but I'm not too sure. It's not swollen or bent, it just hurts a lot when I'm writing, typing or texting.

Should I go to the doctor? I think I jammed my finger in gym class today, but I'm not too sure. It's not swollen or bent, it just hurts a lot when I'm writing, typing or texting.

I: I would ice the finger and take Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) to help prevent swelling. Also refrain from using the finger (e.G typing / texting). If the pain does not subside in a day then have the finger examined, and if necessary x-ray'd. Even though it may not be broken, you could have sustained ligament damage. If you find that you have lost the range of motion in the finger you should seek help.

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If I stand for few minutes I get pain in legs if I talk on mobile I get pain in shuolder on typing, writing also wt cud be this?

If I stand for few minutes I get pain in legs if I talk on mobile I get pain in shuolder on typing, writing also wt cud be this?

Specialist will help: It all makes sense, probably poor body posture. See a musculoskeletal specialist, usually a doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) that specializes in omm (osteopathic manual medicine) or nmm (neuromuscular medicine) with a sports medicine background. They'll give you a thorough examination and prescribe treatment to loosen tight areas and strengthen weak areas.

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I get wrist and thumb pain/tingling/numbness when playing clarinet, piano, writing, typing etc. I really can't stop playing these instruments. Advice?

Carpal tunnel. Is: One of the most common peripheral entrapment nerve disorder. However more detail is needed for a potential dusgnosis. Perhaps a consult with a hand surgeon. Use of a store bought splint not too tight and over the counter. Aniinflmatory medication may help

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Get hand to elbow pain when typing or writing for a short period of time usually like a minute or two?

Get hand to elbow pain when typing or writing for a short period of time usually like a minute or two?

Varies: There are a number of potential causes including a tendinitis of the tendons in the back of the forearm that extend the wrist. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis.

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Pain in the wrist, mainly the carpal bones, for a while. Hurts when typing, writing, doing hair, bending long periods of time, etc. Why?

Carpal tunnel: Hi PaigeP, sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome. Go see your family doctor and he can test for this. In many cases, wearing special wrist braces is sufficient. In severe cases, sometimes surgery is helpful. In the meantime, anti-inflammatories can be helpful for pain, and limit long exposures to typing and working on the computer. Hope that's helpful.

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What disease of the nervous system makes you have trouble typing?

What disease of the nervous system makes you have trouble typing?

Several: Difficulty typing can be related to motor control or executive function, both of which can be affected by neurodegenerative diseases but also by diseases of the peripheral nervous system. If this problem is consistent, I would recommend further conversation with me: www. Healthtap. Com/drileneruhoy and use key code RQMXWM or see your physician for further evaluation and management.

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I think I have a sprained hand? Could that be from typing

I think I have a sprained hand? Could that be from typing

Probably Not: Sprains usually come from some type of injury. Typing can cause overuse injuries such as tendinitis. Try rest, ice and over the counter anti inflammatory medications such as advil or aleve (naproxen). If you symptoms do not improve I would recommend you see a hand surgeon.

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What is the best posture while typing?

What is the best posture while typing?

Posture: The best posture is sitting upright with your back straight. Avoid slouching or leaning forward. Try not to rest your hands or forearms on any solid surface. Take frequent breaks and try to avoid being in one position for a prolonged period of time.

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I have a broken 4th metacarpal. How long till I can go back to typing at work?

I have a broken 4th metacarpal. How long till I can go back to typing at work?

Varies: It varies somewhat based on the location of the fracture. Fractures at the proximal 4th metacarpal can be treated with a short arm cast with fingers free and you could potentially continue typing immediately. Fractures more distal Often come out over the fingers and it would be difficult to type until cast removed which would usually be 4-6 weeks

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