Hand or finger pain

Also known as Pain In Hand and Painful Hand

Hand or finger pain is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of hand or finger pain are bruise, sprain or strain, and fracture of the hand. Other possible causes, such as tendinitis, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with hand or finger pain often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, application of splint, wound care management, physical therapy exercises, suturing of wound, incision and drainage and traction; splints; and other wound care .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with hand or finger pain include hydrochlorothiazide / methyldopa, chloroprocaine, calcium carbonate / simethicone, samarium sm 153 lexidronam (quadramet), atracurium, potassium perchlorate, acetaminophen / pentazocine, phenylpropanolamine (e.n.t.), potassium phosphate, rifabutin, meprobamate (miltown), bromfenac (bromday) and liraglutide (victoza) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for hand or finger pain include .

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.2x
5-14 years
1.2x
15-29 years
1.3x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
1.3x
60-74 years
0.8x
75+ years
0.6x

Sex

Male
1.2x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.1x
Hispanic
0.9x
White
1.0x
Other
0.9x
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