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Doctor insights on: Red Spots In Right And Left Arm Symptoms

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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?

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?

Ecchymosis: Ecchymosis or "bruising" is a small soft tissue bleed usually as a result of trauma. Small red spots are sometimes identified as petechia, which is a hemorrhage of small blood vessels. Sometimes these findings can be indicative of disease, in other cases they are normal. ...Read more

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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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At what stage of leukemia is the symptom of a red spots/rash on arms and chest that are itcy ?

At what stage of leukemia is the symptom of a red spots/rash on arms and chest that are itcy ?

Depends: Unlike solid tumor, there is differet stage, leukemia is usually disseminated disease at diagnosis. For someone without history of leukemia, rash usually is not caused by leukemia (although occasionally leukemia can present this way). For someone with confirmed diagnosis of leukemia, rash could be symptoms of leukemia, or infection, or medication reaction. Check with your oncologist. ...Read more

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What should I do ER or my dr tomorrow I have a bruise looking mark with red spots on the right side of back and another one starting on my left upper arm

What should I do ER or my dr tomorrow I have a bruise looking mark with red spots on the right side of back and another one starting on my left upper arm

Without : Without being able to examine you or ask more questions, it's impossible to tell what is going on or how serious it is. You should call your doctor's office and ask for advice. Almost all doctors' offices have after-hours medical advice lines run by nurses or physicians and they will be able to direct you either to the er, or instruct you to wait for an appointment in the morning. ...Read more

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I have red spot on my arm under skin that looks like a blood vessel ,it's on my left arm,it's not hurting me or etching or nothing?

I have red spot on my arm under skin that looks like a blood vessel ,it's on my left arm,it's not hurting me or etching or nothing?

I think it would be: safe to watch it. It is really pretty common. Petechiae is the name given to these dot-like red spots. Signs that you should seek further evaluation include more develop, they expand in size, they ulcerate or open up, they are painful or itchy. If this is just an isolated dot, nothing further needs to be done. Stay well:) ...Read more

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I have flat, red, spots (5) on my arm. The first appeared over a year and a half ago after i started tanning indoors. They seem to have feathery borde?

I have flat, red, spots (5) on my arm. The first appeared over a year and a half ago after i started tanning indoors. They seem to have feathery borde?

The only way to get: An accurate diagnosis is through in person evaluation. Recommend that you make an appointment to see your dermatologist. Are you aware of how much tanning beds increase your risk for skin cancer? ...Read more