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Swollen finger

Swollen finger: Introduction

Swollen finger: Swelling of a finger. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Swollen finger, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Swollen finger:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Swollen finger. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Swollen finger:

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Swollen finger: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Swollen finger

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Message Boards for Swollen finger

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Swollen finger: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Swollen finger may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Swollen finger

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Organs affected by Swollen finger:

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Detailed list of causes of Swollen finger

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How Common are these Causes of Swollen finger?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Swollen finger. Of the 10 causes of Swollen finger that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 8 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Swollen finger:

The following list of conditions have 'Swollen finger' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Swollen finger:

The following list of medical conditions have Swollen finger or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Swollen finger?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Swollen finger, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Swollen finger:

Subtypes of Swollen finger:

Dactylitis (15 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Swollen finger:

Hand swelling (54 causes), Finger symptoms (1615 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes)

Symptoms related to Swollen finger:

Swollen hand (54 causes), Swollen wrist (33 causes), Swelling (3730 causes), Finger symptoms (1615 causes), Finger injury, Finger infection, Pulp space infection, Flexor sheath infection, Arthritis (224 causes), Dactylitis (15 causes)

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Swollen finger

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