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A 37-year-old member asked:

bite on child's leg hot to touch. does this mean it will turn into fever?

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Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Bite: It could. However, a lesion on the leg that is hot to touch, regardless of the cause, needs to be examined by a doctor. It could be infected and require antibiotic, especially if the lesion is tender and getting larger.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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