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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 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
Hi 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?
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 been getting petechial rashes on my ribs and legs. I also have petechiae on my arms, scattered however. I've heard causes are bad, but I would like your opinion.
Evaluation: Petechiae can be caused by benign causes as well as serious causes. Simple things such as straining, lifting, crying etc. Can result in the breakage of small capillaries resulting in Petechiae. Medications and herbal supplements can be a cause. Review the medications and supplements you at taking, if you can not find a reason seek the help of your physician. ...Read more
My 13 yr old daughter has an annular petechial edged rash on bilateral lower extremities for 8 weeks now with low grade temp n headache. Not fungal?
I have had a recurring petechiael rash on my right breast for months now. It will come and go, no matter the bra I wear.
Consider: Assessment by your primary care provider to see if the cause can be determined. ...Read more