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2months ago on sunburned my shins & feet really bad-red , purple & swollen.symptoms resolved but now my feet & ankles swell daily& turn purple. can i ?

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Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Photosensitivity: What is said here seems like you have photosensitivity, as the symptoms prolonging you might want to make sure you do not have any underlying conditons make you prone for photosensitivity and vasospasms

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