A member asked:

Pockets of blood on cheeks. they come and go. dermatologist dismissed it as common acne and prescribed adapalene gel. when it bursts, blood is congeal?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Blood: If you have cystic acne this can cause blood vessels to break. Continue with therapy. If this is the case as acne improves your blood on cheek should resolve to. Other possibilites would be hemangioma, other process effecting the vessels to your face such as lupus or other autoimmune process.

Answered 5/16/2019



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