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I got some type of bite earlier on one of my toes and it has

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I got some type of bite earlier on one of my toes and it has caused some swelling in the foot ankle and into the leg. It doesn't hurt. Just concerned
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Gehring replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Hoellering and pleased to help you.
Pleas keep the leg elevated and keep cooling, but please try water and not alcohol which makes the skin too dry.
If there is heat and redness much bigger then the bite , it might be a sign of bacterial infection. Then you should see a doctor for anticiotic treatment.
I wish you a soon recovery!