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Characteristic Red Spotted Petechial Rash
Itchy red rash looks like petichiae (pink red pin spots) raises up when itched.Crook of elbow-bicep-stomach. Platelets are 160-230. Do petich. Itch?
Acute Urticaria/Hive: Acute urticaria (hives) is common, affecting 20% of the population. Acute hives resolve within 6 weeks (most patients fit into this category). Hives can become chronic if last more than 6 weeks. Common viral/bacterial infections can trigger an outbreak like bronchitis. Medications, foods, and stings can also cause acute hives but have the potential to lead to more serious complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7yo has rashes on both upper arms. Raised red bumps. Itchy. Doesn't look like hives. Allergic reaction?
Skin rash: The differential is very large. Could be sun exposure. Could be contact dermatitis. I would follow up with your family physician or dermatologist and give a more detailed rendering. When did it happen? Was the child taking any medication at the time? Any travel history? Use of new detergents or change in clothes? Have a great day. ...Read more
Hives: This could honestly be a ton of things ... But the most likely explanation is hives/urticaria. Try identifying what has changed since it started (new soap, laundry, food, etc), eliminating the "trigger" helps. Also, consider trying an antihistamine (ie, Benedryl / Zyrtec). If you have any problems breathing - go right to the ER. If it doesn't resolve in a few days, see your family doctor. G'luck ...Read more
Very itchy rash w 1-2mm blister-like eruptions. Biopsy showed telangiectasia and lymphocytic infiltrates. Rash still recurring. Autoimmune? Ideas?
TMEP: It's time to see a dermatologist. Did the biopsy have mast cells as part of the infiltrate? Was a direct immunoflorescence done? Tmep is an acronym you can google and see pictures and description of the clinical course. There many potential treatments but the diagnosis is paramount before any can be started. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchy, red or bluish purple, flaking or scaling) , red palms (palmar erythema), pimples, fatigue, diarrhea (seve?
Need to see MD: It is difficult to assess without seeing the rash and how much if your body it involves. You may need blood tests to check your hormones, blood counts and kidney and liver functions. Given that you have several symptoms, it is best to see your doctor soon and get examined and tested. Good luck! ...Read more
Red itchy bum crack. Looks like red ring or red oval lines w distinct borders. Purple redish colour. Flat not raised. No lumps, bumps or sores.
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: bumpy, red or bluish purple, ring shaped) .
Brown spots on arms ?
Could Be Anything: With out an exam, it is hard to say from your description. If they have always been there and not changed, then may be small hemangiomas (blood vessels). If they are recent, they could be anything from things similar to pimples, bug bites, fungal infections (ringworm or tinea versicolor), to different types of moles or growths. Have it evaluated at your next doctor visit. Sooner, if changing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Often is: Don't try to self-diagnose unless you're got at least some background. ...Read more
Many possibilities: So many possibilities ranging from eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, photosensitivity, infection, reaction to medication, lupus or other collagen vascular disease. Need to see a dermatologist or primary doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
ever since i've been talking plavix (clopidogrel) i got red marks on my arms .I just got a diagnose that said I have petechial rash.Could plavix (clopidogrel) have cause this?
Have a small petechial rash on the crease between groin and leg, leg side for 6 days now. Its almost gone, no other symptoms what could be the cause?
I have petechial rash on legs and ankles and some bigger darker bumps and was concerned had for about 2 years?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. However, as these have been around for two years, it is not likely to be serious. If you are overweight,losing weight would help (easier said than done).
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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I keep getting petechial rash on my legs after itching. It doesn't go away for at least a week. What should I do?
Petechiae: There are many causes of the petechiae, or small.Like hemorrhages in the skin. One cause is schamberg's progressive pigmentary dermatosis, but there are many others. The person who is skilled enough to use the word petechiae should also know that they need to be seen for this problem by dermatologist. It's very important that you follow up on possible causes for these tiny hemorrhages. ...Read more
Flat (petechial) rash on right breast. Woke up with it. Looks kind of like a scratch. Did a glass test and rash didn't fade. No other symptoms though..
Would not worry: Would only be of concern if spreads to other body areas or gets infected. ...Read more
Sunburn on legs 2 days ago. now have intense petechial rash on shins. mild pitting edema as well on both legs. never had this before. New lupus dx.
Sunburn: Likely symptoms of skin damage from sun. Althougj lupus possible unlikely. Typical lupus rssh on face. ...Read more
I had bunion surgery nov 15/12 on my left foot and right ft bone shaved. Had rash was told it is petechial rash by walk-in clinic, help?
Read below: If you recently had bunion surgery, the rash may be reaction from one of the medications that you were placed on, or the bandage, or the anesthesia. You need to talk to your surgeon as he will know the answer and help you with this situation since he is more aware than anyone what medicines you are or were on. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Don't get strangled: Hemorrhages caused because valsalva against a closed glottus and increased intravascular pressure ...Read more
Petechiae: Petechiae hemorrhage spots come from extremely small areas where you are bleeding into your skin. Many different things can cause petechiae. Some of the more common causes include: an injury, autoimmune disorder, reaction to medication, liver disorder, or bone marrow disorder. But it could also be something as simple as a nutritional deficiency. Try supplementing with vitamins b12, c, folic acid. ...Read more
You don't: They will go away on their own ...Read more
Strangulation?: Petechial hemorrhages may be from strangulation or seriously increased venous pressure. May want to ask about extracurricular activities! ...Read more
Have spiral fracture 5th metatarsal & in 4th week with walking boot. Have swelling & bruising but noticed petechial hemorrhage today. Is this normal?
4 y/o recovering from strep/scarlet fever. 3 days after starting antibiotics small petechial rash appeared near shoulder- the rest of the scarlet fever rash is gone. Could this be from strep or antibiotics? no spreading no fever no trauma to area.
I have had this non-specific itching on the middle of my back for over a year now. It drives me nuts. There is no rash or redness at all; just itchin?
Normal: SAs long as there is no swelling, redness, rash, eczema or any other appearance that looks strange it is a normal thing that affects many people especially on the back. It is sometimes called essential pruritus. Sometimes an over the counter hydrocortisone cream helps to relieve the itching ...Read more
Is a white cottage cheese discharge, intense itching, and a rash and redness in the vaginal area characteristic of a particular disease?
Red rash around my vagina. No bumps, no specific sores, no blisters, no itchiness, just redness and a burn like feeling when there is friction.
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