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Frequent muscle twitch in finger

Hi, I am asking here just in case it's nothing.

About three years ago I trapped my little finger in a car door. It didn't break but the dr I saw about it (who didn't even do anything) just said a tendon more than likely has been torn and it will heal. I can use the finger fine with no issues, but lately it has been starting to ache every now and then. A lump is still present on the joint (never gone away) and much more recently I have started getting involuntary muscle twitches in the finger. They're starting to happen now at least 4 times a day and will last for about 5 minutes each. They're not painful, but the increasing frequency is causing me some slight concern.

Is this something that will just go away on it's own? Or is it long-lasting damage that will gradually get worse?
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replied November 29th, 2017
The twitching is more likely due to contractions of the muscles as a result of neural irritation.

If required a nerve conduction study can be done before a explorative procedure can be done to fix the condition by releasing any pressure on the digit nerve.

Consult a doctor for a proper examination and opinion.

I hope this helps.


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