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A 41-year-old male asked:

Woke up with swollen/sore index finger (low part of finger, between hand and big knuckle). has happened before. no trauma at all before sleeping. ?

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Big bite?: Maybe its a bug bite. Could also represent arthritis. If it lasts a long time, this may be more likely. Consider seeing a hand specialist, or arthritis specialist for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps!.
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