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A 35-year-old female asked:

Have pin sized blood spots under my skin.(torso, arms) 2raised bigger ones on torso. what could be the cause? bright red. not a lot, but enough to see

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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
21 years experience
Get checked: It sounds like you are describing cherry angioma, a benign blood vessel growth that is very common. However, i advise any time seeing something new or changing on your body go get it checked by your dermatologist.
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