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My son has had a severe cough for 4 days. He has one small red dot on his collarbone that doesn't blanche. Is that petchiae, should I worry?

My son has had a severe cough for 4 days. He has one small red dot on his collarbone that doesn't blanche. Is that petchiae, should I worry?

Cough: Yes he could have a petechia on his collarbone resulting from straining when he coughs . Noneed to worry at the moment. ...Read more

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My son has what looks like one petchiae under his eye. Should i be concerned?

My son has what looks like one petchiae under his eye. Should i be concerned?

Concern: I would not be concerned at this point. However, if he has an outcropping of peteciae see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Is one or two random petchiae spots on a 2 yo leg/stomach anything to be concerned about?

Is one or two random petchiae spots on a 2 yo leg/stomach anything to be concerned about?

Yes: Legs are ok from random trauma, and falls. Abdomen needs to be looked at for many causes. Do not want to alarm you, but the first step is to see the pediatrician, to determine if they truely are petechiae9pinpoint hemorrahges) or bruises. ...Read more

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