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I am on vacation with my brother who went to the beach few

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Hi dr. I am on vacation with my brother who went to the beach for a few hrs. He used no sunblock is on beta blockers and got a pretty good burn. Now his ankles are swollen and legs are painful and hard to the touch. What should I dO? He had a heart attack in june
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Thank you for your question.

I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

I feel he needs to be seen in a hospital or ER.

Bad sunburn can cause swelling.

But swelling of legs, pain can come from other conditions too like a clot.

Failure of heart can cause swelling of legs.

As he had heart attack in June he needs to be careful about cardiovascular effects.

I hope this information helps.

If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.

If you are satisfied, please rate my answer as good or excellent.

Regards.