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After lots of itching what seems like small blood spots show up under my skin. They are flat and dark purplish. Size: pin dots to small mosquito bites?

After lots of itching what seems like small blood spots show up under my skin. They are flat and dark purplish. Size: pin dots to small mosquito bites?

Cause of itch?: Whatever the cause of the itching, repeated scratching will cause skin spots and lesions as a result. Sometimes moisturizing cream can help. Or calomine lotion if the itching continues. See your doctor if not better in a week. ...Read more

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Placenta abruption 15 weeks, aborted and womb cleaned, can we stimulate each other and orgasm(am only 2 days after some small blood spots remain)?

Placenta abruption 15 weeks, aborted and womb cleaned, can we stimulate each other and orgasm(am only 2 days after some small blood spots remain)?

Call your OB MD: You need to ask your OB MD this question, as I don't know all the medical details and he/she does. Moreover, the OB MD will be aware of what all was done surgically as well to avoid the risk of infection. ...Read more

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I have small red blood spots on side of big toe really painful and won't heal what are they and how can it be grates pls?

I have small red blood spots on side of big toe really painful and won't heal what are they and how can it be grates pls?

Need more informatio: The spots that you describe as blood spots need to be evaluated. I can't tell from your description as to whether the blood spots are tender themselves or are these dilated vessels, are there areas of loss of tissue, or are there neurologic issues involved,so we need more information. These could be an area of trauma depending on your shoe ...Read more

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So on my right arm i have small flat blood spots under skin. My dr called them petechiea. She wasnt concerned but its freaking me out!

So on my right arm i have small flat blood spots under skin. My dr called them petechiea. She wasnt concerned but its freaking me out!

Learn more: Instead of being scared, you should gather more information which will reassure you and take away your anxiety. If you have spots only on your arm(not all over especially on the skin of your legs, you do not have petechiea(unless you had your BP checked on your arm area. If you hahve any further concern(or these get worse) get your bloods counts(CBC Platelet counts) done to be sure they are normal ...Read more

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Small blood blister like spots on scrotum?

Small blood blister like spots on scrotum?

Angiokeratomas: These are benign vascular growths called angiokeratomas. They are innocent and do not require treatement unless they become symptomatic. ...Read more

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Small spots of blood under skin on back appeared suddenly. Not raised, not itchy, no pain. Now fading...something to worry about?

Small spots of blood under skin on back appeared suddenly. Not raised, not itchy, no pain. Now fading...something to worry about?

Need more info: Need more information. It would be wise to make an appt with your family physician and have him/her give you a diagnosis after viewing the lesions. ...Read more

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I have missed my two periods even though I am still virgin but I have had small spots of blood for last 5 days. Can somebody tell me why?

I have missed my two periods even though I am still virgin but I have had small spots of blood for last 5 days. Can somebody tell me why?

Few questions: Have your periods always been regular and on time? If so, likely simply didn't ovulate and usually this self-corrects. Consider talking to an obgyn about the option of a short course of birth control pills to control your cycles. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have blood streaked mucus and sometimes even small spots of blood in it, that I cough up. I don't have a cold. What could be causing this?

I have blood streaked mucus and sometimes even small spots of blood in it, that I cough up. I don't have a cold. What could be causing this?

Can be serious prob: There are many possibly causes including but not limited to tuberculosis, pneumonia, or tumor. Also other lung disease. Thus this symptom needs immediate evaluation b/c the possible diagnosis could be dangerous. Please make appoint with your doctor. ...Read more

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I had an abnormally heavy period that lasted for 5 days then 2 days after my period I started seeing small spots of blood after wiping for like a week?

I had an abnormally heavy period that lasted for 5 days then 2 days after my period I started seeing small spots of blood after wiping for like a week?

Several things: Irregular bleeding is quite common. Are you on the pill? Could be breakthrough bleeding. If not, perhaps you didn't ovulate last month and this could lead to the spotting. If you are seeking pregnancy see your OBGYN to make sure you are in perfect health. If not and you need birth control, see your GYN to select a method that can regulate your periods and give you contraception. ...Read more

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What does it mean if have small spots of blood in stool seen on stool exam? Im very worried. Pls help

What does it mean if have small spots of blood in stool seen on stool exam? Im very worried. Pls help

Probably OK: A small drop of red blood on your stool or toilet paper is most likely from a hemorrhoid. These are small dilated blood vessels that can form near the anus as a result of constipation, sitting for long periods of time, or after having a baby. They are fragile and bleed easily. You should see a doctor who can easily take a look and tell you if that's the problem. Blood in stool? See a doc! ...Read more

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Been having constipation for 3 weeks. When stool comes out it appears to have small dark spots everywhere . Blood? Rest of stool is brown,hard& soft.

Been having constipation for 3 weeks. When stool comes out  it appears to have small dark spots everywhere . Blood? Rest of stool is brown,hard& soft.

How is your diet?: Have you been taking NSAIDs (aspirin, Ibuprofen etc.) if not, do you feel weak, lethargic, weight loss or not, hemorrhoids, any significan family history?. I recommend visiting your primary doctor for evaluation of blood in stool, if its positive, have them pursue an upper and lower endoscopy ...Read more

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No signs of yeast but I have vaginal soreness, itching and small spots of blood from the clitorous. Doesn't really burn. What does this mean?

No signs of yeast but I have vaginal soreness, itching and small spots of blood from the clitorous. Doesn't really burn. What does this mean?

Probably yeast: The most common cause of your symptoms at your age is yeast infection under the clitoral hood. Use topical fluconazole or nystatin cream under the clitoral hood. If still having blood, see a doctor. ...Read more