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Does petechiae from endocarditis go away on its own without treatment or does it persist?

Does petechiae from endocarditis go away on its own without treatment or does it persist?

Endocarditis: If the infective endocarditis is being effectively treated the petechiae will eventually resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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Petechiae (Definition)

Petechiae = tiny red/purple spots on skin or mucus membranes ...Read more


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What is a treatment of petechiae caused by sjogren's syndrome and vasculitis? Does it go away without any treatment?

What is a treatment of petechiae caused by sjogren's syndrome and vasculitis? Does it go away without any treatment?

Petechiae: These are tiny bruises and will go away on their own. The more important question is whether the underlying disease is being adequately treated. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What holistic treatments can help treat petechaie?

What holistic treatments can help treat petechaie?

None: Petechiae are bits of blood that has left capillaries & entered the skin. The cause is a breakdown of capillaries. There are usually significant causes such as severe infection (meningococcus), blood dyscrasias (low platelets, leukemia), viral illnesses, trauma, allergic rxn. None of these conditions are amenable with "holistic" treatments. If you have petechiae you should your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I've woken up with a petechiae race on my face, how long will it last and what can I do to get rid of it!

I've woken up with a petechiae race on my face, how long will it last and what can I do to get rid of it!

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor, if the "rash" does not disappear in a day or so. ...Read more

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Is it common to get petechiae on my face after vomiting?

Is it common to get petechiae on my face after vomiting?

Not common: But it happens. When you wretch you produce high intrathoracic/abdominal pressures and impede blood return from the head / neck. This occasionally will produce petechiae or conjunctival hemmorhage. It is more common in those who have taken a non steroidal or antiplatelet agent. ...Read more

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I get petechiae from vomiting. Is there a cure for morning sickness?

I get petechiae from vomiting. Is there a cure for morning sickness?

Available: There are many treatments for morning sickness. Some are over the counter and some are prescription. Emetrol is safe. 25mg of vitamin b6 with sominex has been shown to be effective. Bonnie tablets sometimes help. There are multiples prscription meds your doctor can give you too. Eating frequent small bland meals and not drinking when you eat (called a wet to dry diet) also helps. ...Read more

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Hello I have flat red marks on my face which I think is Petechiae and I just wondered if you had any advice on how to get rid of it?

Hello I have flat red marks on my face which I think is Petechiae and I just wondered if you had any advice on how to get rid of it?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It is unlikely that the marks are petechiae as these tend to disappear on their own in a matter of days if not faster. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation.
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Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Dad has frequent bleeds from the nose. He has multiple large petechiae on face, gerd. Diagnosed crest three yr bk. Nothing helps, pl suggest details?

Dad has frequent bleeds from the nose. He has multiple large petechiae on face, gerd. Diagnosed crest three yr bk. Nothing helps, pl suggest details?

See ENT: The nosebleeds may be unrelated to the crest. There are many causes of nosebleeds are some are quite easy to fix. Have your father see an ENT surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol affect the healing of a petechiae rash on your face?

Will drinking alcohol affect the healing of a petechiae rash on your face?

It could: It could, especially if you drink too much. One or two standard size drinks is probably ok, but more could be a problem. Standard size is 12 oz beer, 4-6 oz wine or 1-1.5 oz liquor. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with chronic urticaria, frequent severe nose bleeds, petechiae, flushing chest and face, cold intolerance, mild ibs, could these be relate?

See allergist: This sounds like an autoimmune process with several disease conditions going on. You may need the help of an allergist as well as a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What does petechiae indicate?

What does petechiae indicate?

Low platelets: Platelets are cells that help you blood to clot. Petechiae can occur when platelet counts are low. This can be verified by a simple blood count (CBC) suggest you check if you are certain you have petechiae. ...Read more

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Why do some think petechiae is harmless?

Why do some think petechiae is harmless?

Petechiae: A medicine, such as Aspirin or blood thinners (anticoagulants).
Infection that causes the buildup of toxin in the blood or tissues (sepsis).A bleeding or clotting disorder, such as hemophilia, von willebrand's disease, thrombocytopenia, or another less common bleeding or clotting disorder.
Other diseases that affect clotting. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Petechiae?

What is the definition or description of: Petechiae?

Petechiae: Petechiae = tiny red/purple spots on skin or mucus membranes due to broken capillaries. ...Read more

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What causes random skin petechiae?

What causes random skin petechiae?

See your doctor: Random implies no cause. If you are trying to figure out why you have it consider very hot showers, trauma, shaving, and many other possibilities. Have your doctor take a look and discuss it with her. Often time the pattern or placement explains why it is there. ...Read more

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What is going on--raynaud's and petechiae?

What is going on--raynaud's and petechiae?

Be more specific: There are lots of processes can fall into those symptoms. ...Read more

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Help! Can anxiety and stress cause petechiae?

Help! Can anxiety and stress cause petechiae?

No: I don't believe so. Here is an interesting report. Please see your family doctor asap. :vital signs: a stress case or a serious disease? - discover. ..
Discovermagazine. Com/.../17-vital-signs-s...
Sep 17, 2011 - petechiae can be a side effect of Aspirin use. Infections can lead to petechiae, which. ..Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can petechiae in baby leg be caused by kicking?

Can petechiae in baby leg be caused by kicking?

Possible: But see doctor to rule out an underlying condition. ...Read more

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Is petechiae a common reaction in some children when fighting off everyday illness or infection?

Is petechiae a common reaction in some children when fighting off everyday illness or infection?

PETECHIAE is...: Bleeding into the skin, doesn't blench on pressure. If associated with fever without localizing signs, indicates high risk for serious bacterial infection, e.g. Bacteremia, sepsis, meningitis.

Viral rash, on the other hand, very common; seen as macular or maculo-papular rash that blenches on pressure. I assume, you are talking about viral rash. If petechiae, must see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I suddenly have petechiae. I only had it once before 4 months ago. I thought it was an allergic reaction to something.

Why do I suddenly have petechiae. I only had it once before 4 months ago. I thought it was an allergic reaction to something.

Petechiae: Petechiae are small red to purple spots on the skin caused by broken blood vessels. They are commonly seen in patients with low platelet counts or those with physical skin trauma. They can be seen in vasculitis (blood vessel inflammation) that can be part of a drug reaction or from an infection. The usual ige mediated allergies cause hives and not petechiae. ...Read more

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I have petechiae with no harmful conditions linked. Do the dots ever go away? How can I prevent more dots from showing up on the skin?

Yes: These are small areas of bleeding under the skin. There are many causes from — including prolonged straining, certain medical conditions, specific types of injuries and some medications. These will typically resolve once the blood is resorbed. ...Read more

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What would cause me to have petechiae on my shoulder last week after scratching there and it went away now small line of petechiae on my beltline?

What would cause me to have petechiae on my shoulder last week after scratching there and it went away now small line of petechiae on my beltline?

Petechiae: This can be caused by several factors including capillary fragility, decreased numbers of platelets, inflammation of the smaller blood vessels, etc. You need to see a doctor to have this properly evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have had mild thrombocytopenia in the past where I would get petechiae when I would bump into something but recently whenever I scratch I get them?

I have had mild thrombocytopenia in the past where I would get petechiae when I would bump into something but recently whenever I scratch I get them?

Maybe unrelated: Only very severe thrombocytopenia is likely to cause petechiae. "MIld" is not likely to do so; your platelet count and petechiae with minor trauma may be unrelated. If increasing, best to see a doctor for professional evaluation. ...Read more

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Are petechiae and tension headaches linked?

Are petechiae and tension headaches linked?

Not with tension HA: If one has low platelets causing petechiae and now also has headache- we need to make sure that this person does not have intracranial bleeding. Off course it will depend on how low is the platelet level, if your platelet is very low- 10k or below- you could have spontaneous bleeding- and it can happen anywhere including intracranial bleeding. Petechiae not related to tension headache. ...Read more

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I have petechiae on my feet. What is this a symptom of?

I have petechiae on my feet. What is this a symptom of?

Petechiae: A medicine, such as Aspirin or blood thinners (anticoagulants).
Infection that causes the buildup of toxin in the blood or tissues (sepsis).A bleeding or clotting disorder, such as hemophilia, von willebrand's disease, thrombocytopenia, or another less common bleeding or clotting disorder.
Other diseases that affect clotting. ...Read more