Finger

The fingers on each hand can have a variety of symptoms: finger pain, tingling fingers, finger injury, and many other finger symptoms. More specific parts of the finger include the fingertip, fingernail, and the knuckles. See more specific symptoms:

  • Fingertip symptoms
  • Fingernail symptoms
  • Knuckle symptoms
  • Finger bone symptoms

Names of the Fingers: The five fingers have their own specific names. Their names and alternative names include:

Generally speaking, the thumb is often unrelated medically to the other fingers. The two largest fingers are the index finger and middle finger and they often have similar symptoms (because they have the same nerve). Similarly, the ring finger and the little fingerpinky finger”) have a combined nerve (the ulnar nerve) and often have the same symptoms (e.g. tingling ring and little finger).

For more specific symptoms and disorders, see:

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Note: This site is for informational purposes only and is not medical advice. See your doctor or other qualified medical professional for all your medical needs.