Trigger Finger: Symptoms, Causes, and Risk Factors - thumb clicking

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Trigger finger - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic thumb clicking


Symptoms of trigger finger can include pain at the base of the affected finger or thumb when you move it or press on it, and stiffness or clicking when you move.

Wondering why you might experience a painful click when you bend a finger or thumb? Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity.

A painful clicking or snapping when you bend or straighten your finger. It's worse when your finger's been still, and it gets better as you move it.

Have you been hearing clicking, cracking or popping when you move your thumb – or thumbs? There could be any number of reasons why.

Trigger finger causes pain, stiffness, and a sensation of locking or catching when you bend and straighten your finger. The condition is also known as “stenosing.