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Hand pain

Finger pain

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There are many causes of finger pain. You can often ease the pain yourself. But see a GP if the pain does not improve.

You can help ease finger pain by keeping the finger rested, putting an ice pack on it, strapping it to the finger next to it and taking paracetamol.

Common causes of finger pain include sprains, arthritis, trigger finger and carpal tunnel syndrome.

Page last reviewed: 16/02/2022
Next review due: 16/02/2025