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Finger Fracture

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 4, 2024.

What is a finger fracture?

A finger fracture is a break in one or more of the bones in your finger.

What are the signs and symptoms of a finger fracture?

How is a finger fracture diagnosed and treated?

Your healthcare provider will examine you and ask about your injury. An x-ray may be used to check for a break or other damage. Treatment may include any of the following:

How can I manage my symptoms?

When should I seek immediate care?

When should I call my doctor or hand specialist?

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