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Does petechiae from endocarditis go away on its own without treatment or does it persist?

Does petechiae from endocarditis go away on its own without treatment or does it persist?

Endocarditis: If the infective endocarditis is being effectively treated the petechiae will eventually resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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Petechiae (Definition)

Petechiae = tiny red/purple spots on skin or mucus membranes ...Read more


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What is a treatment of petechiae caused by sjogren's syndrome and vasculitis? Does it go away without any treatment?

What is a treatment of petechiae caused by sjogren's syndrome and vasculitis? Does it go away without any treatment?

Petechiae: These are tiny bruises and will go away on their own. The more important question is whether the underlying disease is being adequately treated. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What holistic treatments can help treat petechaie?

What holistic treatments can help treat  petechaie?

None: Petechiae are bits of blood that has left capillaries & entered the skin. The cause is a breakdown of capillaries. There are usually significant causes such as severe infection (meningococcus), blood dyscrasias (low platelets, leukemia), viral illnesses, trauma, allergic rxn.None of these conditions are amenable with "holistic" treatments. If you have petechiae you should your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I get petechiae from vomiting. Is there a cure for morning sickness?

I get petechiae from vomiting. Is there a cure for morning sickness?

Available: There are many treatments for morning sickness. Some are over the counter and some are prescription. Emetrol is safe. 25mg of vitamin b6 with sominex has been shown to be effective. Bonnie tablets sometimes help. There are multiples prscription meds your doctor can give you too. Eating frequent small bland meals and not drinking when you eat (called a wet to dry diet) also helps. ...Read more

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How long can petechiae last after bruise id gone. Can't take a long time?

How long can petechiae last after bruise id gone. Can't take a long time?

Muliple reasons: There can be many reasons for petichae some of which are serious and some of which are not. It is important to see a dermatologist to have them evaluated to see which type they are. They may even recommend that you see a blood specialist, known as a hematologist. ...Read more

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What can I do for petechiae, is there any natural ointments to help this condition,I don't take aspirin .

What can I do for petechiae, is there any natural ointments to help this condition,I  don't take aspirin .

Insufficient info: Petechiae are generally due to either low platelet count or vascular fragility. You need to be evaluated to determine the cause and treated according to the cause. Ointment is not likely to be helpful as it is not the skin that is at fault. ...Read more

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Is mild petechiae anything to worry about if I took aspirin and don't have any other symptoms or health problems?

Petechia: Depends on your meaning of mild. It is not uncommon for individuals on Aspirin to experience mild bruising, but petechia can indicate a platelet problem. You should see your regular physician to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What does petechiae indicate?

What does petechiae indicate?

Low platelets: Platelets are cells that help you blood to clot. Petechiae can occur when platelet counts are low. This can be verified by a simple blood count (CBC) suggest you check if you are certain you have petechiae. ...Read more

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Why do some think petechiae is harmless?

Why do some think petechiae is harmless?

Petechiae: A medicine, such as Aspirin or blood thinners (anticoagulants). Infection that causes the buildup of toxin in the blood or tissues (sepsis).A bleeding or clotting disorder, such as hemophilia, von willebrand's disease, thrombocytopenia, or another less common bleeding or clotting disorder. Other diseases that affect clotting. ...Read more