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Well as you describe,it's infection.
And you should take OTC Motrin and Claritin.
Also apply OTC 1% hydrocortisone cream mixed with Bacitracin ointment.
You should apply cool compresses with soaking thumb in ice cold water for 5-10 minutes.
And see your doctor for prescribed antibiotics.
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