A 31-year-old female asked:
Ant bit top of middle toe....now the toe and the top of my foot has swollen where sore to walk or bend used benedryl (cream n oral) and not helped.
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Podiatry 46 years experience
Gi-ant Pain.: Ant bites can be a pain. You are doing all the right things. Try elevating the foot and applying an ice pack to the area. Taking an anti inflammatory like Motrin may also help. Unfortunately, there is no quick fix.
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