This is Dr. David
I am sorry you are having these pains.
you could be having flair up of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis in your thumb and hand and arm
you need to elevate your arm above your heart to reduce swelling
and ice the hand and arm and see a doctor right away
you could have an infection or compartment syndrome or bad carpel tunnel syndrome or bad arthritis of the joints there
you should go to the ER or hospital right away for evauation
do you have a hospital or ER close to you?
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