What is a Trigger Finger?

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Well, it was kind of funny at first. I used to show it off. Here...feel this... and I would click my right ring finger. It would make a slight popping sound too. At that point it wasn't painful at all. Then it started to be uncomfortable at times when I opened it. Not all of the time, just occasionally. Finally I decided to ask the doctor what was wrong with it at my next visit. He said that I had swelling on my tendon and that I should take some Ibuprofen...and so I did, for two month, but it didn't get any better. When I went to see the doc again he gave me an injection that made it better after a couple of days. About 3 month later, my middle finger started and I was able to "show off" again. Only this time it didn't catch, or pop, it was making a squeaking sound when I moved my finger. From there it got worse and worse until I got another shot. Since then, my left hand has had a shot on both, the ring and middle finger as well. My right ring finger has started again a while back, but I have figured out that I get symptom relief by making sure my hand is opened when I go to sleep at night and my finger is not bend all the way. I keep my hands on a pillow to make sure I don't clench a fist. I'm hoping this way, I won't have any more major problems with it and won't have to be operated to relief the pain.

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