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
- 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
Things to watch out for
GP or emergency department should contacted immediately.