Swollen leg due to bug bite

Patient

Q: My son got a bug bite on his calf. The calf is now slightly swollen from below his knee to his ankle. It is painful to walk. Last night it was slightly warm, but no discoloration or redness. Do I need to take him to the e.r., or what can I do for this condition?

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