Any infection needs to be examined by your doctor.
Tyelenol is slightly safer for the kidney.
However, over time both can do kidney damage.
You did not answer my other questions nor attach a picture.
The issue is if this is cellulitis.
If you let it go and it gets worse, it can result in prolongued antibiotic treatment, which will have to be adjusted to the degree of kidney damage.
Call your doctor now.
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