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I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to help you with your concerns.
Do you notice any redness and warmth around the thumb?
Yes, both red and warm.
Ok this is an infection.
You got a bacterial infection of the thumb known as cellulitis.
You should see your doctor today for an antibiotic course.
Besides antibiotic, naproxen or ibuprofen can be used for pain control.