How does trigger finger manifest and how is it treated?

People who suffer from this condition get their fingers stuck in a bent position. This is due to inflammation and causes pain.

If you suffer from trigger finger, your finger or fingers get stuck when bent. Trigger fingers are painful and they are caused by inflamed tendons.

Trigger fingers require rest, a splint might be necessary to limit joint movement. The patient will receive pain relievers and, possibly, steroid injections.

If the condition persists, the ultimate solution is surgery.

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