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Petechiae around mouth

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
ECCHYMOSIS: ECCHYMOSIS in a young woman demands prompt attention. You need full blood workup for clotting disorders and autoimmune problems. If you have had a rec... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 30 years experience
Typically viral: But if lesions persist over a week, seek for other causes like diet issues, gluten.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chiang
Rheumatology 12 years experience
No it is unlikely: Small vessel vasculitis often cause painful petechia or ecchymosis for skin most common in legs. For mouth is usually ulcer rather than enlarge vein.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 45 years experience
Allergic Purpura: Since the platelets and the coagulation factors in your case may be within normal limits, the remaining cause for capillary bleeding is most likely re... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Low platelet, petech: If you are HIV + and now see some petechiae in your mouth/tongue- you really need to check your complete blood count to see how low your platelet is. ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ragan Faler
Dentistry 25 years experience
Liver disease or not: Petechia can mean liver issues. It could also mean blood issues. But it can also be normal under the tongue. See your dentist to see of he thinks ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon Baginski
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
Yes: Pregnancy an make them worse but you should get a platelet count just to make sure there are not other issues.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Oral ulcers ?: Canker sores can cause what you describe. The ulcers are painful, with no known cause, but are associated with nutritional and vitamins deficiencies. ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
Herpes Simplex I: is the most common virus causing painful vesicular lesions in the mouth. There are a number of other viruses which are less common along with autoimm... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Petechiae: Petechiae may also be a sign of a serious blood disorder called thrombocytopenia. In this disease, blood platelet levels are decreased and blood clott... Read More
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