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It makes me feel much better knowing that I'm not the only one and that it's not a sign of something serious.
gary c. Topix Fanatic
Posts: 1019 Joined: Tue Jan 24, 2006 3:56 pm
Location: Lancaster, CA
I get "sausage fingers" too if I'm on a long hike with a heavy pack.
What I usually do is hook my thumbs on my sternum strap for awhile and the swelling goes away.
Skibum Founding Member
Posts: 236 Joined: Sun Oct 30, 2005 3:50 pm
Location: Kings Canyon Nat'l Park, CA.
Mine used to do that too. And they itched! For me, I lost a little weight (15 lbs)and stopped eating meat for other physical reasons (suggested by a cardiologist that I don't have to go to again-whee!) and my hands stopped doing that as a by product. Not sure why, but I'm not complaining! Dee
ndwoods Founding Member
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Location: Santa Cruz, CA
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