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Can sunburn cause numbness? Numbness in arms and legs

Hi, I was just wondering if it was possible that sunburn can cause numbness. Yesterday I was in the sun for around 5 hours, and I got burnt around my back, shoulders and face. This morning I woke up extremely numb in my arms and legs, and it stayed for about 3-4 minutes before going away, and it hasn t come back since. Is it possible it s caused by the sunburn, or possibly something else?
Asked On : Thu, 27 Dec 2012
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hi dear, sunburn may cause numbness, but that will be due to burnt skin and it may take few days to recover. but it wont stay few minutes and go off. there must be some other problem. let me know your full medical history, and i may help you. have a good day.
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