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Doctor insights on: Tiny Pinprick Blood Dots On Skin

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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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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

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

Need more details: 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

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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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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!

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

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I have tiny little blood spots under my skin on my legs and chest iam 25 and female what does this mean?

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

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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?

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

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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

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

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Small, round blue spots under the skin--appear to follow blood vessels--disappear with pressure, return when pressure is relieved?

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

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What are the blood spots that keep appearing on my skin?

Need exam: At minimum this would require visualization and a history to accurately diagnose. ...Read more

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I have raised blood spots on my skin. What are they?

I have raised blood spots on my skin. What are they?

Hemangioma: Assuming they've been around a while I suspect these are cherry hemangiomas. ...Read more

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I have hundreds of red pin prick blood spots flat under the skin no one can tell me what they are?

I have hundreds of red pin prick blood spots flat under the skin no one can tell me what they are?

Red spots: Check your complete blood count asap since you are describing a condition which causes low platelets or someother blood disorders needs to be checked by blood tests not by physical examination. ...Read more

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The bites from the pubic lice causing blood spots on my skin?

The bites from the pubic lice causing blood spots on my skin?

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

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Itchy burning flaking skin and blood spots on my breast. What could this be?

Itchy burning flaking skin and blood spots on my breast. What could this be?

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

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Why when I squeeze hard pus Pimple type spots does once all the pus and blood is out does it leave a deep hole in my skin?

STOP: Unless you want to go to medical school and specialize in dermatology you are playing with fire: squeezing and abscess will not only leave you open to deeper infection, but will guarantee scarring and recurrence. STOP SQUEEZING!! ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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

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

Get checked: It sounds like you are describing cherry angioma, a benign blood vessel growth that is very common. However, I advise any time seeing something new or changing on your body go get it checked by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have pin prick size blood spots all over my calves and lower abdomen underneath the skin, what could be going on?

Petechiae.: If these just appeared you should see your doc to have some testing done. These may represent tiny leaking capillaries as a result of a low platelet count (itp) or vessel damage (vasculitis). ...Read more

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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

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

Need to examine: 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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Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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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'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.?

Purpurin: You might have benign pigmented purpura which is a harmless problem where the small capillaries leak a little blood. No therapy is needed for this harmless condition. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

See a doctor: This may or may not be related to your previous ORIF but the blood spots need to be evaluated as you may have a bleeding disorder or some vasculitis or other problem. Get seen by a doctor soon ...Read more

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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?

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?

Probably not: This sounds more like a heat rash or contact dermatitis and not cancer. However, if it does not resolve quickly, you should see your physician. You are young but inflammatory breast cancer typically presents as a skin redness and inflammation and can progress rapidly. ...Read more

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Would heat stroke cause red non itching spots on skin as an after effect? Possibly burst blood vessels?

Would heat stroke cause red non itching spots on skin as an after effect? Possibly burst blood vessels?

Heat stroke: Will cause ataxia and anterior vermal cerebellar atrophy on CT / MRI. (see photo) With permission from my teaching file. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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