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Doctor insights on: Pinhead Size Red Spots Under The Skin

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Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...Read more


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Tiny red spots on skin. Kinda look like tiny cuts and maybe bleeding under the skin. What could this be?.

Tiny red spots on skin. Kinda look like tiny cuts and maybe bleeding under the skin. What could this be?.

Petechiae?: This sounds like petechiae, which actually is small volume bleeding just under the skin. This should be examined by a provider- petechiae have several causes but can be present with platelet disorders, that can affect blood clotting. Occasionally severe infections can cause petechiae, but most people at that stage wouldn't be on healthtap- they'd be in the icu! ...Read more

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I have red spots all over my body especially on my bum, they start with a small raised lump under the skin, then go red, scabby with a white ring?

I have red spots all over my body especially on my bum, they start with a small raised lump under the skin, then go red, scabby with a white ring?

Rashes: One of the more difficult thing to diagnose at a distance. May be hpretic but only conjecture. Need to see physicain for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Rash/red spots on torso, looks to be under the skin. Not itching or painful. Just not pretty to look at. I have had for about 4-5 weeks. Any ideas?

Rash/red spots on torso, looks to be under the skin. Not itching or painful. Just not pretty to look at. I have had for about 4-5 weeks. Any ideas?

See your doctor: It is difficult, if not impossible, to diagnose a rash without seeing it. You need to see your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My daughter has red spots that come and go under the skin on the palms of her hands all the time, she also has some light peeling on her fingertips?

My  daughter has red spots that come and go under the skin on the palms of her hands all the time, she also has some light peeling on her fingertips?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing her doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, her doctor should be able to tell her what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Red spots on legs and those are under the skin and similar on the finger too .This happened after a viral fever ...Do I have to worry?

Red spots on legs and those are under the skin and similar on the finger too .This happened after a viral fever ...Do I have to worry?

No unless feel sick: Most viral rash self limiting and get better.However, sometimes rash could be an indication of serious life threatening infection, in that case patient usually feels sick. If rash persist or get worse or makes sick should seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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What causes dime size red spots on skin?

What causes dime size red spots on skin?

Not certain.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more