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A 25-year-old female asked:

Two spider bites, i think, near my ankle. foot and ankle pretty swollen for a 24+ hrs now. feels tight walking. what homecare and how long?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 24 years experience
May need dr: Ice, elevate, anti-inflammatories but if redness, fever or not getting better see your doctor.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Homecare?: I would recommend the emergency room.....what are you waiting for? You likely need antibiotics at minimum....
Last updated Sep 26, 2016


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