A member asked:

Petechiae on abdomen/arms/upper legs. no other sxs. breast feeding 4mo old.it is small tiny red spots some are raised not painful.no fevers md visit?

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Dr. Carrie Cannon answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

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 diseases that cause petechiae, vasculitis, and the need is more urgent with a fever.

Answered 10/3/2020



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