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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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I occassionally get tiny bright red blood spots on tissue from anus. Causes? Should I be worried?

I occassionally get tiny bright red blood spots on tissue from anus. Causes?  Should I be worried?

Likely benign: Given your age and the minimal amount of blood this is most likely related to hemorrhoids/ perianal skin fragility. If you have a significant family history of colon cancer/ inflammatory bowel disease make sure you mention it to your PCP at the next well visit. An exam of the perianal area/rectal during the same visit will probably answer your question. ...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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Question=hello so... For a years in about 10 years, seeing lots of small red maybe 50 to 100 (full of blood) around 1 mm to 3 mm spots (or could nam?

Question=hello 
so...  For a years in about 10 years, seeing lots of small red maybe 50 to 100 (full of blood) around 1 mm to 3 mm spots (or could nam?

Cherry angioma: Cherry angiomas are common and tend to get more numerous with age. They are formed by small blood vessels in the skin called capillaries. They are harmless. There are some good pictures of these lesions online. If they do not look similar to the pictures, have your doctor take a look. ...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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