Condition

Fracture of the finger

What is it?

A fracture is a broken bone. It requires medical attention.

A broken or fractured finger is a common injury that usually takes a few weeks, or sometimes months, to heal.

What are the symptoms?

A broken/fractured finger might cause these signs and symptoms:

  • Severe pain that might worsen when gripping or squeezing or moving your hand or wrist
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Bruising
  • Obvious deformity, such as a bent wrist or crooked finger
  • Stiffness or inability to move your fingers or thumb
  • Numbness in your hand or fingers

Home Remedy

Things to watch out for

GP or emergency department should contacted immediately.

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