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Recent Finger Injury Checker

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Your Recent Finger Injury May Also be Known as:
Bashed finger
Broken finger
Bumped finger
Damaged finger
Finger damage
Finger got bumped
Finger got hit
Finger got slammed
Finger got whacked

Top 3 Recent Finger Injury Causes

  1. 1.Non - Serious Finger Injury

    Finger injuries are very common & rarely need medical treatment.

    You can treat this at home with ice and rest. An X-ray would be necessary to rule out a fracture if you had swelling and difficulty moving the finger.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    recent finger injury, finger pain from an injury, swollen finger, severe finger pain
    Symptoms that always occur with non-serious finger injury:
    recent finger injury
    Symptoms that never occur with non-serious finger injury:
    bent or crooked finger
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

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  2. 2.Jammed Finger

    Jammed fingers are common in sports but may occur during daily activity.

    You should visit a physician or urgent care center in the next day. Generally, surgery is not required and splinting is sufficient.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    finger pain from an injury, recent finger injury, swollen finger, finger joint stiffness, finger bruise
    Symptoms that always occur with jammed finger:
    recent finger injury, finger pain from an injury
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  3. 3.Mallet Finger

    Mallet finger is an injury to the furthest knuckle tendon of the finger, which makes it impossible to straighten the tip of the finger.

    You should see your primary care doctor or visit an urgent care clinic within 24 hours. Diagnosis involves x-rays to determine severity of injury. Treatment is splinting. If the bone is poking through the skin, go to the emergency room immediately.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Symptoms that always occur with mallet finger:
    finger pain from an injury, pain in the knuckle at the end of the finger, possible damage to the ligament that straightens the tip of the finger
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Recent Finger Injury

  • Q.Have you ever been diagnosed with diabetes?
  • Q.Do you have these contractures that limit the movement of your fingers? (See picture)
  • Q.What is your body mass?
  • Q.Which of the following describes your physical fitness:

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions, check our recent finger injury symptom checker.

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Recent Finger Injury Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced recent finger injury have also experienced:

    • 10% Joint Pain
    • 10% Fatigue
    • 10% Unexplained / Excessive Bleeding From Cuts or Wounds
  • People who have experienced recent finger injury were most often matched with:

    • 47% Non - Serious Finger Injury
    • 21% Jammed Finger

Recent Finger Injury Checker

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