Finger Pain: Symptoms & Signs

  • Medical Author:
    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.

Medically Reviewed on 9/10/2019

Finger pain can be caused by disease or injury affecting any of the structures in the finger, including

  • the bones,
  • muscles,
  • joints,
  • tendons,
  • blood vessels, or
  • connective tissues.

Symptoms and causes of finger pain include:

Other Causes of Finger Pain
  • Bacterial Infection
  • Bone Tumors
  • Dermatitis
  • Injury
  • Joint Dislocation
  • Nerve Damage From Toxins
  • Soft-Tissue Tumors (Sarcomas)

Related Symptoms & Signs

Kasper, D.L., et al., eds. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19th Ed. United States: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015.

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References
Kasper, D.L., et al., eds. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19th Ed. United States: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015.
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