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    Old 03-18-2012, 01:08 AM   #1
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    hand pain between index and thumb

    Whenever I press against something with my left index finger or try to grab something with my left index and thumb, I have pain. The fatty area of my left hand between my index finger and thumb also appears to be atrophied or just thinner than that of my right hand. I can actually feel the artery in that area pulse, while in my right hand I can't really feel it at all. I don't really have any numbness, so I don't think it's carpal tunnel, but I really don't know what it could be.

    Wondering if anyone else has dealt with anything like this?

     
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    Old 03-18-2012, 06:45 PM   #2
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    Re: hand pain between index and thumb

    Look up Basal Joint Arthritis or Carpal Metacarpal Thumb and see if you have any of the symptoms they describe.
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