My thumb is festered, it hurts! I couldn't sleep at all last night.
My thumb is infected, it hurts! I couldn't sleep at all last night.
When a cut gets infected it starts to fester and smell bad
There are many ways to say "I am in pain" in our language, which depends on what context it is used in.
I am still in pain 6 weeks after breakup.
I am still in pain 6 weeks after surgery