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I woke up two days ago, & my right index finger hurt. What do you think is wrong?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Strain during sleep.
General principle: if some ailment occurs after an activity (temporal relationship), then it may very well be-not necessarily-related to that activity.
My guess is there was some movement during sleep which caused the problem; perhaps you slept for too long a time in a position that pit undue pressure on that hand. Interesting side issue: stage 5 sleep (rem)- unconscious races, body very still...

In brief: Strain during sleep.
General principle: if some ailment occurs after an activity (temporal relationship), then it may very well be-not necessarily-related to that activity.
My guess is there was some movement during sleep which caused the problem; perhaps you slept for too long a time in a position that pit undue pressure on that hand. Interesting side issue: stage 5 sleep (rem)- unconscious races, body very still...
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