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What causes trigger finger?

I have a finger that when I bend it it locks and I can’t move it .i had a cat bite awhile ago on it and then had physical therapy . Now it bothering me again mostly at night when I am in bed and in the morning,it is my middle finger on my right hand and I am right handed,
Wed, 8 Aug 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Can be caused by repeated injury, scarring or tendonitis. Proper medicines and splinting can help.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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