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tiny red spots petechiae under the skin

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Petechiae?: This sounds like petechiae, which actually is small volume bleeding just under the skin. This should be examined by a provider- petechiae have several ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Unsure.: These lesions would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Rashes: One of the more difficult thing to diagnose at a distance. May be hpretic but only conjecture. Need to see physicain for diagnosis and treatment.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
No treatment: Petechiae on face are sometimes due to forceful coughing or vomiting. They will resolve on their own, there is no treatment to make them go away faste ... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
No treatment: Petechiae are due to bursting of tiny capillaries in the skin and if they occurred on only one area of one cheek, it suggests some low grade trauma(sn ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Your physician will: examine your entire body, check your CBC, coagulation studies and metabolic function. You did NOT act too quickly.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See your hematologis: Platelets OK 1 month ago. Was your BP taken recently on that arm?
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Good idea: Although sometimes they can be from supplements, medications, and scratching, it is better to be sure and see your doctor. There are scary infectious ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: It is difficult, if not impossible, to diagnose a rash without seeing it. You need to see your physician or a dermatologist.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing her doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, her doctor should be able to tel ... Read More

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