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can a sunburn on a leg cause swelling?

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Dr. James Shire
39 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes: A sun burn is a burn! that will lead to swelling.
Answered on Jul 10, 2017

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
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Yes: If the ankle area is burned otherwise it should not.

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