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A 32-year-old female asked:

When i cut food, i get a sharp pain in left index knuckle. also randomly get a sharp pain in muscle/flesh between same knuckle and thumb. ?

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Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Trigger finger: If it gets "stuck" sometimes and you have to "unstick" it with your other hand, wonder about trigger finger. If pain but no sticking of the finger, wonder about arthritis in the joint. Tendonitis is also on the list, but without proper examination, hard to tell. Hope this at least gives you some idea. If it continues, please see medical provider for evaluation. Best of luck. Dr R

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