A 33-year-old female asked:
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woke up with 5-dot petechiae cluster on my hand. cbc was done 20 days ago, platelets 195, pt/ppt/inr all normal. can serious problem arise in 20 days?

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Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to know: Any history of bleeding due to platelet or blood clotting problems? This isn't the most typical site for petechiae to spontaneously develop, however, if there is a disease-process at play (autoimmunity against platelets or medication known to affect platelet counts as examples), then it's possible. Your physician is better equipped to comment. Notably, at goal INR, warfarin can cause skin changes
Answered on May 6, 2016
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Observe, if persistent get an evaluation
May 6, 2016

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