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A 30-year-old female asked:

i have some tiny pin prick marks on my upper arms and chest area, is this always linked to leukamia? thank you

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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: Not at all. If you are talking about petechiae? Tiny little red dots? They can occur from trauma, you can get them after vomiting, forceful coughing, sneezing. They don't necessarily mean anything bad.

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