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Why Am I Having Trouble 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. ...Read more
Go to see a doctor: To check you out, it could be serious problem? ...Read more
I have graphospasm. Is it possible to help me somehow? I have difficulties with writing and some other simple actions including typing on the computer
My hand suddenly freezes for few secs (2-3), feels like a jolt and looses control. This happens only when I overuse my hand in writing or typing. Serious?
Cannot say in your p: Particular case but carpal tunnel is the classic cause of hand problems with repetitive use. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
I've had chest pain and shortness of breath for three months now. It gets worse even just from writing and typing. It's hard to stay asleep at night.
See doctor: You need to be evaluated for possible lung or heart disorder ...Read more
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. ...Read more
I get wrist and thumb pain/tingling/numbness when playing clarinet, piano, writing, typing etc. I really can't stop playing these instruments. Advice?
Get hand to elbow pain when typing or writing for a short period of time usually like a minute or two?
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
I don't have a question at the moment, but the program won't continue without me typing something?
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Is there a condition that causes people to mix letters up when typing, e.g. "how" as "hwo" or "ends" as "neds"? This has been happening ALOT!
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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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 ...Read more
After day of heavy typing, my left pinky feels weird. My strength, reaction time, and sensation are normal. It feels vague and stiff. Why? Help :- (
Usually with physical activities such as typing it is possible to suffer overuse injuries to our digits. It is a good sign if you do not have significant pain in your pinky. Repetitive stress or overuse injuries can include tendon strain and tendonitis, which are likely with your clinical picture. Try to rest your affected pinky by using other fingers to do its typing jobs. ...Read more
I am having disorganized thoughts. For example my internal thought process will go "Finish typing this sentence cardboard sweater". What could this be?
Talk about it in Tx: It is probably frightening, but it can be a less terrible Dx than psychosis. Describe it in accurate detail to your therapist. If they think it is something you can work on, that's good if not ask for a referral. Eval and Tx plan is what you need. Whatever it is, you'll be able to start to deal with it. Don't give up and try to feel strong. Then you can meet this challenge. Best! ...Read more
Frequent typing might increase the risk to suffer from various pain symptoms in the wrists and fingers since you put stress on nerves passing between the lower arm and hand.
The best position to minimize pain is to support the base of the hand on a soft pad and have the wrists bent slightly upwards.
Frequent rests are important. ...Read more
HLA typing: Describes the determination of proteins on the cell surface which the immune system utilizes to assign self and not self. There are multiple genes which encode these proteins on chromosome 6. ...Read more
Take breaks: Breaks with frequent stretching helps keep muscles and joints loose and from stiffness. ...Read more
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Could be.: You should always give a break by moving around and exercising your wrists and have a good support for typing. ...Read more