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I have a sharp pain in the palm of my left hand along the thumb?

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Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hand pain: Arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, neuropathy are some of the common reasons.
Answered on Dec 20, 2018
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