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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have tiny red dots on my feet i am worried, does this mean leukemia? my cbc was good? ive been feeling a horrible fatigue lately .

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Red dots: Leukemia with a normal cbc is extremely rare. If the red dots are permanent they can be tiny capillary hemagiomas which are benign. A physician or dermatologist would have to examine you to identify these dots. Fatigue can also be caused by iron deficiency, low blood pressure, underactive thyroid, slow heart rhythm, adrenal gland insufficiency. Your MD can arrange testing after an examination.

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Last updated Mar 5, 2019

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