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can sunburn cause ankle swelling?

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Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: If the ankle area is burned otherwise it should not.
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Yes it can: Most burns can....
Answered on Jul 12, 2016

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Not unusual: You have burned the skin and the bodies response is to swell. You may want to see a doctor.
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Dr. James Shire
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Yes: A sun burn is a burn! that will lead to swelling.
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Dr. Jonathan Posner
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Yes: A sunburn causes trauma to the skin and can cause swelling.
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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
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Unlikely: Leg swelling attributed to sunburn would not be expected to cause blood clots. Common causes of blood clots include prolonged immobility (i.e. Long p ... Read More
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