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A 20-year-old female asked:

I have sharp pain on knuckle of index finger when i bend the finger and it clicks a lot. no injury. what could it be?

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Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Trigger finger : Most likely you have above condition . It is inflamed part of tendon forming a nodule passing under ligament like structure. It hurts when trying to bend finger. Than once nodule jumps " triggers through pain ease up. " See your MD for possible steroid injection . use Ice in the meantime , anti inflammatory, gentle massage.

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