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Red Spots Bruising After Blood Test
My 11 month old baby have 2 red spots on the tongue! what does it mean! i done blood test and strep test and everything is ok exept high leukocytes?
Viral: If you have been seen by a pediatrician to know that the leukocytes are elevated, that doctor should have explained that the chances are this is a viral infection that will pass on its own. But call the doctor back and ask for more information and a diagnosis. ...Read more
My partner has non-itchy, flat, red spots on his butt, leg & hand. Did a blood test and isn't virus infection. Do you have an idea?
Continuous bruising and red spots that look like blood vessels that burst on legs for no reason blood works normal what could it be?
Telangiectasias.: Fine broken blood vessels on the surface of the skin do not indicate any systemic problems which is good. However, if you are interested in treating what is likely a genetic predisposition, the treatment for this is considered cosmetic in nature and can be addressed with the use of laser technology. ...Read more
12 days ago I gave blood for my blood test. In one week after that, red, itchy spots were emerged in the region in my left arm in which i gave blood. ?
Red itchy spots that turned dark has been on skin for 2 weeks took blood test WBC was high no other symptoms but fatigue could this be from mold?
Possibly: Elevated leukocytosis,or increased white blood cell count, can be due to infection or acute stress reaction. Various conditions can cause pruritic skin rash, such as eczema, urticarial reaction, infection, psoriasis, vasculitis, or purpura. To find the exact etiology of your skin rash, examination, evaluation and test with your physician is recommended. ...Read more
Itchy legs 6yr ago&became red little spots all over, and are redder when sweat. Blood test is normal. Itchy again, but rash is big like coin. Related?
See a doctor: they sound like hives/urticaria. unfortunately sometimes we can't find a cause. possibly your body reacts to heat/moisture as if it is allergic. I would see a doctor again, but meanwhile, try diphenhydramine/benadryl for the itch and rash. taking a pill like zyrtec/allegra/claritin daily could also help. ...Read more
Got blood test yesterday. Today spot is bruised with a small red bump in the middle -- can see blood under. Should I be worried? It doesn't hurt.
You should be fine: If you can rig up a pressure compress -- it could be as simple as a wad of cotton or gauze under an Ace bandage -- do that. ...Read more
I got a blood test a couple of days ago and now my arm has turned red from the elbow to the
wrist. The spot where the needle was inserted is very touchy.
Any : Any time a patient has penetration of the skin, there can be risk of infection or other problems. When a needle penetrates the skin, bacteria can be disrupted, causing infection. Bleeding and bruising can also occur, making the skin appear darker red. If a patient has redness or concerns of infection then they should be evaluated for possible infection. It would be reasonable for a patient in that circumstance to call the doctors office who performed the test and inform them of the issue. ...Read more
I am a month late, negative hpt , one negative blood test 2 days ago. Today i spotted red and on second wipe, nothing.I never spot what can this be?
Period coming?: The most likely when you miss a period and have negative pregnancy tests is that you didn't ovulate this cycle, so you didn't have a period. It is likely your period will return but may be heavy this time. Spotting may mean your period is coming. Irregular menses can be caused by stress, thyroid or other hormone problems, weight gain or loss for instance. ...Read more
4 inch red/purple Bruising down along wrist two days after arterial blood test. Played football yesterday. Worried I have done serious damage?
Arterial blood test: The bruising is most likely from the blood test itself. There is almost always some bleeding at the site of an arterial stick for blood. Playing football did not do any additional damage. ...Read more
Just curious. I've had these pin-prick, blood-red spots on my arms/chest for ages. They don't itch/hurt, and had Blood tests. Any idea what they are?
5 unexplained quarter-sized bruises on calves over last month. Small unitchy rash on forearm. A dozen teeny red spots spread out on arms. Two headaches in last two days. Sore xiphoid process. No other symptoms. Leukemia? What tests should I take?
This is a request: for diagnostic assessment of signs and symptoms. You wrote in the general health education portion of Health Tap. We can't diagnose or treat you. ...Read more
Hi.my husband got big spots for years in his head and body.now Dr gives him blood test, they foned him and says Dr need 2 talk 2 u.wht it cud be?
To share results: The main reason for the follow up would be to share the results and the best plan of care based on the results. Alternatively the doc might talk about a possible referral to a specialist. ...Read more
I've been feeling cold spots and burning sensations on my left breast area for the past week.Blood test results come back normal.What's going on in me?
Perceptual problem.: I would imagine that all is well and if you or a another person touching the same area it would feel normal. On the other hand you are on several meds one or more of which may cause this as a side effect. Speak ti your health professional and perhaps that wi`ll get you the answer. ...Read more
Recurring petechiae spots on back of hands (doctor confirmed). Blood test a week ago showed normal platelets, normal PPT/INR. Alarming?
Possible vasculitis: Petechiae may be blanching or non blanching. ie goes away when you press on it and then returns when you let go vs. not going away. Low platelets are a cause but not the only cause. Vasculitis or inflammation of the blood vessels may also do this. Normal platelets does not rule out this possibility. Its not normal to have petechial rash and needs workup with an internal medicine doctor ...Read more
Bruises in legs CBC blood test normal,s.g.p.t normal,s.g.o.t normal what is the cause of these bruises?
Hi, it seems your CBC and liver function test are normal but how's your PT/PTT (coagulation tests), why are you taking Leflunomide and Sulfasalazine, inflammatory bowel dx? Leflunomide can cause low platelet which could lead to easy bruising,
R u taking any Aspirin, Ibuprofen?
Also you are on Steroid which can make the skin thin and causes rupture of small vessels under skin with slight trauma. ...Read more
See below: A small number of normal people get a bruise after blood draw and vast majority of these resolve without any serious consequences. Is the bruise stable? If it is growing, contact your doctor. If it is not growing, has no redness beyond the bruise and is not painful, you may leave it alone and it will resolve. It may go through a change of colors like brown, greenish-blue and yellow. ...Read more
See below: It's not normal, but it is fairly common. ...Read more
About one week.: Bruises/hematomas are caused by a ruptture of underlying blood vesses with subsequent release of blood contents. This often happens during blood tests. It takes about 7 days to clear this from the tissue. ...Read more
I always get arm pain after IV or blood test sometimes bruise regardless of where the needle was. Should I be concerned?
It depends: Whether you should be concerned depends on how big the bruise is and whether you have any problems with your blood clotting factors. If you are worried you could get your blood checked to make sure you don't have a problem that would you have a tendency towards bleeding easily. ...Read more
I have tiny red spots on my tongue and the back sides of my tongue its hitting my tooth at times.
It looks like blood is on the back sides.?
See an ENT doctor: Bleeding from tongue can be from traumatic biting or tumor. It is not normal. ...Read more
Would a week old bruise effect a d dimer blood test? They took blood a week ago that left a big bruise. Getting blood drawn tomorrow for ddimer
The bruise I have is not part of a rash i've had several pin point size bruises and red spots but this 1 is white in the center what's the cause?
Rash: Could you send us a pic? I cannot tell you what the spot is by the description provided. Another option - see a local doc. ...Read more
Can you advise about 3 red spots on my forearm that appear like bruises or bites? They don't hurt or itch, & I've been wearing long sleeves all day.
No: You would need to be examined for anyone to offer an informed opinion about these. However, if they are bites they will most likely disappear in a day or two. Good luck! ...Read more
I've had trouble purging. Today, I was able to purge and there was bright red spots in my vomit. No red foods at all. Blood? Is it a concern? Any ER?
Doctor visit.: First of all, purging is a symptom of a medical problem which needs attention all on its own. Purging is not normal or healthy, and can have massive consequences not only to your teeth and stomach but your mental health and entire body. Second, people who purge are at high risk for esophageal injury as well as stomach lining injury. Please see your primary care doctor or visit the ER. ...Read more
I noticed a bruise on my left arm and I'm not sure where it came from. It also has several small red spots on it. Is this normal or cause for concern?
Small bruise with red spots appeared out of nowhere, don't recall injury. I made a dr appt--petechiae worry me. Did I act too quickly? What can dr do?
I have stabbing pains in my right chest and now just noticed for the first time it appears I now have some red spots on my right chest. They are tiny, so is it possible I have internal bleeding? Is it blood rising up to the last layer of skin? Also, what
Shingles: If the red spots progress to a rash that is in a patch, or swath of skin that matches a dermatome you probably have shingles. If you have other symptoms, like short of breath, fast heart rate, fever, nausea then you should head to urgent care. Shingles is sooooo painful, and you need to see your doc for meds and a shot. ...Read more
Hi I have small red spots in all my upperarms... It looks like blood. I'm really concered could u please help me?
Don't know: I don't know why you have spots on your arm without taking more history and seeing them. The information you provided is not enough to make diagnosis. ...Read more
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