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Petechiae (Definition)

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

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What to do if i just noticed I have petechiae on my feet. What is this a symptom of?

What to do if i just noticed I have petechiae on my feet. What is this a symptom of?

Many possibilities: Petechiae are small bleeds into the skin and can be related to many things including exercise, certain meds and vitamin deficiency. ...Read more

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I have edema and petechiae on my feet after a give hour flight -- is it safe to fly again?

I have edema and petechiae on my feet after a give hour flight -- is it safe to fly again?

Flight health issues: Flying, esp. for long times, can be quite taxing. If u notice swelling of the feet and ankles, this means ur circulation was not very good while u were stationary for all that time. Best to get an aisle seat and get up and down the aisles every hour. If you have a middle seat, try ankle/foot lifts to 'pump' blood through those areas. Petechiae might mean something more tho- u should get it checked ...Read more

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I noticed petechiae or a petechiae-looking smooth rash on my inner thigh. I was recently scratching a bug bite there and wasn't sure if it was normal. I've also had this in that past but it was in my feet and hands. Would it be from scratching?

I noticed petechiae or a petechiae-looking smooth rash on my inner thigh. I was recently scratching a bug bite there and wasn't sure if it was normal. I've also had this in that past but it was in my feet and hands. Would it be from scratching?

Yes, it could be: from scratching, but it also could be from the bite itself. Do you know what kind of insect bit you? Do you have a fever? Do you have this rash anywhere else? It would be best to have it looked at by your doctor, or have a consult on Health Tap Prime. Then it can be looked at and diagnosed properly. ...Read more

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38wks preg severe joint pain hands/feet for 8 wks now fingertips numb and petechiae on body BP ANA C3 C4 all normal and minimal swelling?

38wks preg severe joint pain hands/feet for 8 wks now fingertips numb and petechiae on body BP ANA C3 C4 all normal and minimal swelling?

See OB today: Back to your obstetrician today. Hormonal changes in pregnancy may confound the diagnosis in rheumatologic diseases. The petechiae suggest that your platelet count may be low. This can be a very serious problem and the treatment needs of both you and the baby need to be addressed promptly. ...Read more

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Dr says my daughter has hand, foot, & mouth disease, but she also has bad blistery rash in belly, back, legs, & diaper area, & petichae is this norm?

Dr says my daughter has hand, foot, & mouth disease, but she also has bad blistery rash in belly, back, legs, & diaper area, &  petichae is this norm?

Probably yes: Hand-foot-mouth disease typically causes maculopapular and vesicular rash over hands, feet, and mouth. Maculopapular rashes are noted on buttock and groin as well. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about petechiae?

Should I be concerned about petechiae?

Sign of bleeding: Petechiae result from bleeding from small vessels which result either from a blood disorder, most commonly low platelet count, or a disorder of the blood vessels. You should be evaluated by a physician and have a complete blood count performed to exclude a serious condition ...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 ...
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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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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?

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