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Forum Name: Bone trauma and fractures

Question: can't move pinky finger no pain


 losoyas - Tue Oct 13, 2009 10:56 pm

i am unable to open my pinky can close fine but cant open all the way and there is no pain at all. cant think of what caused it either didnt really notice tell end of day when i went to open door.
 Debra Van Ness RN - Thu Oct 15, 2009 5:14 am

If you did not injure the finger, I cannot think of why you cannot move it. Any other symptoms? Please be sure to consult a doctor in person very very soon. This could be something neurological which needs attention.
Debra Van Ness RN
 Tom Plamondon PA-C - Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:19 pm

User avatar Hello,
This may be a trigger finger which involves the flexor tendons of the hand. They get stuck closed - like you just pulled a gun's trigger.
Lots of treatment success has been made with steroid injections into the flexor tendons.
See your family physician for accurate diagnosis and treatment.
Take care.

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