Finger Joint Pain: Common Causes

Finger joint pain can be trouble some and can effect our daily activities. Pain in the finger can also arise from skin, tendons, nerves and bones.

Trigger Finger is a common condition that causes snapping movement of the involved finger along with pain. It is caused by swelling in the tendon sheath of the involved finger. Click on the link above to learn more.

Felon is an infection of the finger tip that can be excruciatingly painful. If pus formation occurs then surgery will be required to drain the pus.

Paronychia is a infection of the nail bed that produces pus discharge and pain. Poor nail hygiene is the main cause. Know how to prevent on the Paronychia page.

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Glomus Tumor results from the proliferation of the nervous tissue located below the nail. It is more common in females. It is very painful. See the diagnosis and treatment in the Glomus Tumor page.

Finger Fractures can result in pain swelling and deformity. They can be missed for a finger sprain. Know how to suspect a finger fracture at the Finger Fractures page.

Mallet Finger is a post-traumatic deformity of the finger tip. Loss of finger extension is seen.

Kirner deformity is a unsightly deformity of the little finger tip. Know about the causes and treatment options by clicking on the kirner deformity link.

Swan Neck and Boutonniere deformity are usually seen in rheumatoid arthritis. The causes, treatment options and the prevention methods are dealt with in their respective pages.

Bowlers thumb is a painful condition of the thumb seen in baseball, bowling and cricket players. It results from irritation of the thumb nerves. Click here for more detail.

Thumb dislocation can occur as a result of sporting injuries and traffic accidents. Prompt treatment is required as any loss of thumb function is more disabling than loss of finger function. At times surgery may be required to correct the dislocation.

Finger amputation can result in disability. Learn how to save the finger after traumatic amputation so that it can be re-attached. What to do and what not to do, at the Finger Amputation page.

I hope the information provided was helpful. If you have any query you can ask me at the contact me page.

This page was last updated on 26th August 2009.

Causes of finger joint pain...

Trigger Finger



Glomus Tumor

Finger Fracture

Mallet Finger

Kirner Deformity

Swan Neck Deformity

Boutonniere Deformity

Bowlers Thumb

Thumb Dislocation

Finger Amputation

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