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Burning sensation in left thumb

I am not doing any kind of rigorous exercises.
But recently i have started experiencing burning sensation and mild pain in my left thumb (Around the base of my left thumb actually)
And a vein has popped out near the base of my thumb whereas there is nothing as such on he right thumb.
What could it be?
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Hi
Welcome to the MedHelp forum!
The burning sensation could be due to a thrombosed vein. It could also be due to pressure on the median nerve as in carpel tunnel at the wrist.  You need to consult a doctor and rule these out by blood tests, X-rays, nerve conduction studies, rheumatoid factor, ESR, dopplar studies for thrombosis etc.
Hope this helps. Do let me know if there is any thing else and keep me posted. Take care!
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