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Got sunburned. Swollen ankle, edema appeared on legs, high blood pressure. Family history of heart disease. Worrisome

I got sunburned two days ago. I had swelling in my ankles that night. After I got home from work yesterday, I noticed I had pitting edema bilaterally in legs and ankles. I checked my blood pressure and it was elevated. I know i probably had some deydration. I elevated my legs all night and this morning, i am in a lot of pain when i stand. the sunburn is painful, but i am worried about the edema due to heart disease in my family
Asked On : Fri, 13 Jul 2012
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Hi...dear user..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
There is no relation between swelling of ankles..,
and sunburn..,
So evaluate Ur heart problem by doing..,
Treadmill test, ECHO cardiogram..,
consult Cardiologist..,
Answered: Mon, 16 Jul 2012
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