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Tiny Red Spots Petechiae Under The Skin
Tiny red spots on skin. Kinda look like tiny cuts and maybe bleeding under the skin. What could this be? .
Petechiae?: This sounds like petechiae, which actually is small volume bleeding just under the skin. This should be examined by a provider- petechiae have several causes but can be present with platelet disorders, that can affect blood clotting. Occasionally severe infections can cause petechiae, but most people at that stage wouldn't be on healthtap- they'd be in the icu! ...Read more
I have red spots all over my body especially on my bum, they start with a small raised lump under the skin, then go red, scabby with a white ring?
Rashes: One of the more difficult thing to diagnose at a distance. May be hpretic but only conjecture. Need to see physicain for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I waked up yesterday&found some tiny red spots on my cheek I think they r petechiae. How can I treat them? &what r! possiple causes?
No treatment: Petechiae are due to bursting of tiny capillaries in the skin and if they occurred on only one area of one cheek, it suggests some low grade trauma (sneezing, pressure). It takes days for the petechiae to resolve and there is no treatment for them. However if petechiae start occurring in multiple parts of the body a check up is indicated to find the cause. ...Read more
Small bruise with red spots appeared out of nowhere, don't recall injury. I made a dr appt--petechiae worry me. Did I act too quickly? What can dr do?
1mth ago my wbc was13.7 & platelet 185k. today I saw small, light red spots that I suspect is petechiae on my upper arm. Advice? I hade aml 4yrs ago.
Petechiae on abdomen/arms/upper legs. No other sxs. Breast feeding 4mo old. It is small tiny red spots Some are raised not painful. No fevers md visit?
Today I applied lotion to my skin then after sun exposure these red spots start appearing under the skin. What can it be?
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I've recently been getting a lot of red spots on my skin. All of them are under the skin except one that resembles a mole. What are they?
See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Rash/red spots on torso, looks to be under the skin. Not itching or painful. Just not pretty to look at. I have had for about 4-5 weeks. Any ideas?
See your doctor: It is difficult, if not impossible, to diagnose a rash without seeing it. You need to see your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more
My daughter has red spots that come and go under the skin on the palms of her hands all the time, she also has some light peeling on her fingertips?
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing her doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, her doctor should be able to tell her what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Red spots on legs and those are under the skin and similar on the finger too. This happened after a viral fever. ..Do I have to worry?
No unless feel sick: Most viral rash self limiting and get better. However, sometimes rash could be an indication of serious life threatening infection, in that case patient usually feels sick. If rash persist or get worse or makes sick should seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more
Yes: There are viruses that can produce those signs. ...Read more
Are there any non-blanching red dot rash conditions that mimic Petechiae? Are all non-blanching red spots 100% Petechiae?
Skin rash: Many kinds of skin rash could behave this way. Most non-blanching red spots are NOT petechieae. If this has persisted for some time and you are otherwise well, probably it's nothing serious. But see a dermatologist to figure out what's going on. ...Read more
Day 3 of amoxcillin (strep) and it looks like I have 4-5 red spots (petechiae) in the soft palate. Should I worry? Allergic reaction or side effect?
Random red spots on body, look like bruises when heal and look like small petichiae around it. Very itchy and look pale when scratched, usually in 2's?
Possibilities: There is a possibility that it can be a sexualy transmitted disease but another possibility is pearly papules (photos can be seen using search engine - i.e. google images). These are benign not contagious and common so possibly nothing to worry about. If there is any question as to the cause see your MD. ...Read more
Skin has redness, uneven. Large pore down t zone and few small red spots. With pigmentation on my cheeks freckles. How can I clear at home or laser etc?
See doctor: To get it properly diagnosed and treated. Do not guess. ...Read more
I used a rough sponge to get rid of henna now my hand is blistered what can I do also tiny red spots have appeared under my skin and severe redness?
Exam needed: Its recommended that you be examined by a physician urgently in order to determine whether the findings are due to allergic reaction, primary irritation/inflammation from abrasive trauma or whether there is a superimposed bacterial infection (cellulitis) which needs urgent treatment. ...Read more
What could be the cause of tiny red spots on skin? They look like tiny red flat miles. Have had them for years.
Recommend eval: 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 had tiny red spots on my righten side cheeck for 7 month. Thry are so tiny that they make my skin look like having a big red mark?
Does the fact that acutane makes your skin super thin what makes it take longer to heal from red spots? Like 3 weeks! Tiny spots! Will this stop?
Rosacea: Adult acne/Rosacea treatment? Needs to be more comprehensive. You seem to have many other more serious problems that need attention? Accutane actually thickens skin, it is just "turning over" faster, flaking and peeling. Use some retin-a topically, contact your Dr about what could be affecting your skin other than the isotretinoin please. ...Read more
Are even people who have cleared their skin with Accutane expected to occasionally get tiny red spots, or should their skin remain perfect long term?
Hi I am 18 and have recently noticed very small white/red spots on my pennis they are in two groups on my fore skin should I be worried?
I have a patch of skin near my ankle that is slightly bumpy with tiny red spots. The area appeared months ago, and it has grown in size to 2 x 4 cm.
See a dermatologist: Begin with a diagnosis. A skin specialist will be your best chance for this. Successful treatment is likely to follow. Meanwhile, elevate your legs frequently if they are swollen. Try a cortisone cream. ...Read more
I have small skin coloured and red spots on my face some are filled with clear liquid and sum white stuff? How can I get rid of them?
Small red spots on upper arm, when squeezed a tiny amount of white puss comes out, then after are very very inflamed and skin turns white around spot?
Possible infection: This sounds like an infection it could be from bug bites or some Mild Eczema that has got infected a picture would go a long way ...Read more
Having small red spots slightly elevated over the skin on tip toes and then appears also in fingers, painfull, and increases in number daily, what's it?
Red spots: You may be encoutering raynauds phenomenon. See your doctor for help. ...Read more
Hi, I have a red area that is mildly itchy and has 3 tiny red spots (not bumpy) close to the area on the head of my penis, any idea what it is?
It depends to your: History. It could be a lot of things and difficult to tell. Having said that since itch involved, I would think a some sort of yeast infection. Genital herpes can also itch and may resembles to your description. History, exam and std tests are essential to make a diagnosis. See a dermatologist or urologist or family doctor. If you want someting to be told online shoot me a digital picture. ...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
My daughter has little red spots on her arm. The size of a small eraser head looks like a small burn but it is red with small white skin on top no pain?
This is difficult to: Diagnose without seeing it. I would recommend bringing her to her doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more
Its been months and my penis is still itchy at times after unprotected sex with a new partner. Small red spots on the head of my penis. How is it cured?
Both get checked: Some people are sensitive to resident bacteria or fungal infections their partner may be harboring. Not the same as a sexually transmitted disease, intermittent superficial irritations sometimes indicates a yeast infection. A condition called balanitis can ensue causing intermittent itching and irritation. In uncircumcised men the yeast can reside inside the foreskin and be passed back an forth. ...Read more
Boyfriend gets small red spots on the head of the penis, not painful though. They often appear after sex. Should he see a doctor about this?
2 small bruises under skin on thigh, w few red spots like I scratched too hard. Carrying bags that hit skin, not hard. Didn't scratch. What is it?
2 small red spots, 1 on fore arm and other the bicep, not itchy, painless, clears when the skin is pulled/stretched, not pimple like, dry, flat, sligh?
Exam needed: To be sure these would have to be inspected by a physician, but since they blanch on stretching the skin, it would rule out a hemangioma or petechia. If these persist or increase in size, have them examined by your physician or dermatologist for diagnosis even though they sound benign. ...Read more
When I have sex little tiny red spots appear they don't hurt or burn or nothing what causes that? (on my head of my penis)
Reactive Skin: This is an immune reaction to lube or to the fluids of your partner. It is most likely temporary. ...Read more
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