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Tiny blood pinpricks under skin on legs and feet!

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 14, 2009
  • 06:05 PM

I have thousands of these tiny red pin *****s all over my legs. They have come up very suddenly, I only just noticed them because they are so small. I dont know what to do, it is a symptom for something?


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  • Google the term petechia-- I think you will find answers to your problem with this.
    Harmonium 322 Replies Flag this Response
  • Indeed the description would suggest petechiae and in many cases, is a clinical sign that problems with clotting factors may be of issue. Evaluation by your doctor should be made promptly, with CBC, prothrombin and partial prothrombin tests conducted. Sometimes medications can cause this disorder to occur, as well as other underlying conditions. Best regards, J Cottle, MD
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