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Blood Spots Under The Skin
I am getting blood spots under the skin on only my left arm. They appear suddenly and fade away in about 10 days. What causes them?
Doctor can evaluate: Blood spots on the skin are called petechiae (purpura if they are bigger splotches), and are due to blood cells leaking out of the tiny blood vessels in the skin. After the blood cells have leaked out, the area behaves just like a bruise (the body breaks down the blood cells into different colored pigments, and carries them away over a week). The Dr. wants to find out why blood cells were leaking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have tiny little blood spots under my skin on my legs and chest iam 25 and female what does this mean?
Angiomas?: Hard to say without seeing them, but i suspect that they are cherry angiomas, which are like moles except that they are made of small blood vessels. They are harmless - if that is indeed what they are. You really should have a dermatologist look at them in person, so that you'll know for certain what they are. ...Read more
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
I have tiny blood spots under my skin on my legs, arms and chest. They are not very noticeable, and they are scattered (not in clusters). I have noticed slight pain in the areas that they are located. What could it be?
I have hundreds of red pin prick blood spots flat under the skin no one can tell me what they are?
So on my right arm i have small flat blood spots under skin. My dr called them petechiea. She wasnt concerned but its freaking me out!
Learn more: Instead of being scared, you should gather more information which will reassure you and take away your anxiety. If you have spots only on your arm(not all over especially on the skin of your legs, you do not have petechiea(unless you had your BP checked on your arm area. If you hahve any further concern(or these get worse) get your bloods counts(CBC Platelet counts) done to be sure they are normal ...Read more
Blood spots rash under skin on left breast at the bottom and it itches a little. I am scared to death. Can this be breast cancer?
Probably not: This sounds more like a heat rash or contact dermatitis and not cancer. However, if it does not resolve quickly, you should see your physician. You are young but inflammatory breast cancer typically presents as a skin redness and inflammation and can progress rapidly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been experience a rash on my legs for almost 3 months. It almost looks like little spots of blood under the skin. Not itchy, painful, or scaly.?
28f.Shooting/throbbing/burning pain rside/back.No taste, major stomach cramps, headaches, fatique, swelling.Blood spots under skin come/go.Is it serious?
May not be but you: May not be but you need an evaluation. It could be chest, abdomenal , neurological or vascular. ...Read more
Growing cluster of blood spots on shin under skin, nonblanching, began six mos ago. Normal CBC w/ differential and ERC 3 mos ago. Could it be benign?
Anaphylactic purpura: This condition may be due to fragility of your capillary blood vessel walls which makes them leak blood. Usually the cause is a hypersensitivity reaction. This explains why your blood cell counts are normal (only vessel walls are affected which increases your bleeding time in response to minor trauma) ...Read more
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