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Tiny Pinprick Blood Dots On Skin
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?
Noticed some red tiny dots on skin past year, are they blood vessels? Have never had them before, appearing on the sides of my upper arms
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Not all red dots are the same.
Your doctor can ask important questions, look at them carefully and in light of all your known medical conditions and diagnose and advise or refer you. ...Read more
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
So on my right arm I have small flat blood spots under skin. My dr called them petechiea. She wasn't 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
I have tiny little blood spots under my skin on my legs and chest iam 25 and female what does this mean?
Angiomas?: Hard to say without seeing them, but I suspect that they are cherry angiomas, which are like moles except that they are made of small blood vessels. They are harmless - if that is indeed what they are. You really should have a dermatologist look at them in person, so that you'll know for certain what they are. ...Read more
Pigmentation rash but under the skin. Looks like tiny blood spots. Not raised/itchy. Started 3months ago and getting worse. What could it be?
See a doctor: Since I am not there to look at it, I would recommend seeing a doctor just to make sure it is nothing serious :]. ...Read more
Tiny blood spots on skin (about the size of a pin head or smaller, on face above lip). What are they, why are they here & how do I get rid of them?
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
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
Small, round blue spots under the skin--appear to follow blood vessels--disappear with pressure, return when pressure is relieved?
Small blood vessels: This sounds like small little veins that are so small they just appear like blue spots. The key is that they disappear with pressure...This is called "blanching". ...Read more
I have tiny blood spots under my skin on my legs, arms and chest. They are not very noticeable, and they are scattered (not in clusters). I have noticed slight pain in the areas that they are located. What could it be?
Blood spots: These could be small collections of blood vessels under the skin, cherry angiomas. These are entirely harmless and quite common. ...Read more
I've been tired, dizzy, having red dots on skin, vision cloudiness so I had Blood work. It showed high red blood cells & platelets. Are these related?
Yes: U may have a condition where u r producing too many cells a stem cell disorder need more info and may need to see a hematologist ...Read more
Need exam: At minimum this would require visualization and a history to accurately diagnose. ...Read more
Hemangioma: Assuming they've been around a while I suspect these are cherry hemangiomas. ...Read more
Parts of my head are shedding skin (much larger than dandruff, about 3-7mm in diameter). Some also seem to have blood spots. What should I do?
Consult your PCP: Good day, thank you for your question! I would strongly suggest you consult your primary care physician for them to evaluate you. ...Read more
I have hundreds of red pin prick blood spots flat under the skin no one can tell me what they are?
I suddenly have blue spots underneath the surface of my skin. It looks like blood and it is on my leg. What could this be?
SSee derm: Please see your dermatologist asap to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Should go away soon: These could just be hyper allergic response to lice. After lice treatment, these should fade away in a week or so. If not, let your doctor examine it for a better assessment. ...Read more
Rash on Breast: Rashes on the breast can be caused by many factors. In minor cases, you may be having an allergic reaction. In rare instances, a breast rash may be due to signs of cancer. A rash upon the breast can be itchy and red, or blistery and painful. While many women may experience signs of a rash on their breast, it is important to speak with a physician in order to rule out serious causes for your rash. ...Read more
I am getting blood spots under the skin on only my left arm. They appear suddenly and fade away in about 10 days. What causes them?
Doctor can evaluate: Blood spots on the skin are called petechiae (purpura if they are bigger splotches), and are due to blood cells leaking out of the tiny blood vessels in the skin. After the blood cells have leaked out, the area behaves just like a bruise (the body breaks down the blood cells into different colored pigments, and carries them away over a week). The Dr. Wants to find out why blood cells were leaking. ...Read more
I've had problematic healing of tattoo. Now it looks almost healed but I have a bit of blood under skin. Will it be gone or there will be spots left?
Blood: Should absorb- check with tattoo artist and consult your physician. ...Read more
Growing cluster of blood spots on shin under skin, nonblanching, began six mos ago. Normal CBC w/ differential and ERC 3 mos ago. Could it be benign?
Anaphylactic purpura: This condition may be due to fragility of your capillary blood vessel walls which makes them leak blood. Usually the cause is a hypersensitivity reaction. This explains why your blood cell counts are normal (only vessel walls are affected which increases your bleeding time in response to minor trauma) ...Read more
My mom has found skin cancer spots and she has made her own "blood root remedity". She claims its working. Is this safe? I'm very concerned.
Dermatology eval: Skin cancer can be serious and should not go without proper diagnosis and treatment. Your mother should see her dermatologist for evaluation. If the skin spots look suspicious your doctor will do a biopsy and discuss treatment options. It is possible the spots on your moms face are not skin cancer but she should have it checked to be sure. Please do not let her ignore it or self treat it. ...Read more
I slammed my finger in a door didn't break skin but it aorta turned red with spots like if it's bleeding without actual blood should I be worried?
No: Crush injury with bleeding under the surface. Will be swollen, sore, and discolored for 2 or 3 weeks. If it is very stiff/ painful, if it feels like loose/ cracking bone, consider x-ray for fracture. ...Read more
Have pin sized blood spots under my skin. (torso, arms) 2raised bigger ones on torso. What could be the cause? Bright red. Not a lot, but enough to see
Can u see a blood clot if its close to the skin with a flashlight? I have 2 dark spots on my leg under flashlight an slight swelling, pinching an burns
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It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
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My wife just found a cluster of spots on her breast - they look like blood under the skin and aren't raised at all. Any ideas?
I've been experience a rash on my legs for almost 3 months. It almost looks like little spots of blood under the skin. Not itchy, painful, or scaly.?
I have skin dark spot on my legs, 2-3 spots, increases with time, consulted local doctor & they say its just blood circulation issue but keep increase?
See: Dermatologist or vascular surgeon to get 2nepmc. Orgd opinion if u r not satisfied wi what u have been told. HRS, MD, FACC www. Th ...Read more
I have dark spots on my ankle, thighs, in the middle /under my breast it itchs all the time when I scrach it iit leave blood stains under my skin. Wh?
DARK SPOTS ITCHES:
HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON?
SINCE IT ITCHES ALL THE TIME, WHY DON'T YOU MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH A DERMATOLOGIST?
HE OR SHE CAN FIND THE CAUSE AND PRESCRIBE A CURE. . .
DONIT SOON! ...Read more
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
Woke one morning with spots of blood under skin size of hand above right knee. Trimall dislocation ORIF 3 yr ago still pain. Swelling incr. Related?
Blood spots rash under skin on left breast at the bottom and it itches a little. I am scared to death. Can this be breast cancer?
Would heat stroke cause red non itching spots on skin as an after effect? Possibly burst blood vessels?
I got some white spots on my stomach. This happened after bed tanning. I saw my doctor but she only ran blood test but no results. Can it be skin cancer?
Tanning beds = bad:
My first advice for you would be to stop using tanning beds. Using tanning beds before the age of 35 increases your risk of melanoma by 75%. Blood tests are not useful in detecting skin cancers. If the spots remain, the best test is a small skin biopsy.
www. Roxcancercenter. Com. ...Read more
Ihave been off blood thinner for 6 years I have bad scars and blck spots on my face legs and arms if I bump into something it rips my skin off and I o?
Purpora of arms: It is very common when you are on a blood thinner like warfarin to have purplish or bluish discolorations in the arms, and occasionally on your face. These discolorations may go away or they may persist. They are completely benign. Make sure you are not on other types of blood thinners, like aspirin or Plavix (clopidogrel) that can cause them. As always, discuss with your health care provider. ...Read more
28f.Shooting/throbbing/burning pain rside/back. No taste, major stomach cramps, headaches, fatique, swelling. Blood spots under skin come/go. Is it serious?
May not be but you: May not be but you need an evaluation. It could be chest, abdomenal, neurological or vascular. ...Read more
What would purple marks on the lips be? Like spots, almost like bruising/blood under skin but doesn't hurt. Could this be an std? Its not a cold sore.
Purple marks on lips: You have to see your doctor or a dermatologist to have a proper diagnosis. There are a number of different possibilities. The most likely is a vascular one such as a venous lake. However many lesions on the lips can reflect a systemic condition like osler-weber-rendu. ...Read more
Angiomas: These are small benign blood vessel tumors and are innocent. ...Read more
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