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I have small red spots that look like they are blood filled.

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I have small red spots that look like they are blood filled. They are about the size of a ball point pen tip and I have them everywhere.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Nair replied 5 years ago.

Do they look like this:

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Expert:  Dr. Nair replied 5 years ago.
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Thank you for the information! These spots are called Cherry Angiomas. Cherry angiomas (also called Campbell De Morgan spots) are an age related change, often first appearing in a persons thirties or forties. They are caused due to localized dilation of blood vessels in the skin.

They are completely harmless and you may get a few more with age. They can be removed for cosmetic reasons if so desired, however I usually advise patients to leave them alone. Here is a helpful link regarding the condition -

Hope this information is useful!
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