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How to Tell if Your Toe is Infected

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An infected toe can lead to symptoms throughout the body.

Toes can have a number of problems – from poor circulation to ingrown toenails, there are so many issues our furthest appendages can develop. Here are some signs that you may have an infected toe:

Fever. Believe it or not, a fever is your body’s way of telling you that it is trying to fend off an infection. Although many fevers may be due to imbalances in internal bodily systems, a fever can ravage your body due to a particularly nasty toe infection.

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