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A 35-year-old male asked:

I'm squashplayer.one of my finger locks every morning.i can barely straighten the locked finger but it's need some effort.rtg shows nothing.usg shows swelling of the hand tendon.what to do?medsurgery?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Trigger finger seems: To be your problem. Next step might be a cortisone shot, which can relieve the pain/discomfort and allow the triggering to resolve (mostly temporarily). Then surgery would help to release the triggered finger. See an orthopod to help you. Good luck ; happy holidays.

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Last updated Dec 22, 2013

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