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Anthony Bray MD, Physician
Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  14 years of Family Practice Experience including most dermatology problems
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I WOKE UP THIS MORNING WITH RED PIN POINT DOTS ON MY FACE

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I WOKE UP THIS MORNING WITH RED PIN POINT DOTS ON MY FACE AND NECK - THEY ARE FLAT TO MY SKIN - NO ITCHING - NO PAIN. WHAT DO YOU THINK IT IS? I AM A 75 YEAR OLD FAIR SKINNED HEALTHY FEMALE
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 11 months ago.

Hello!

It sounds that you describe petechiae which would be due to ruptured capillaries ... Any trouble with high blood pressure? Recent coughing or vomiting ?( these may lead to straining which could transiently increase vascular pressure of the head and neck region )

Do you take any aspirin ? Other " blood thinner" type medication ?

You are welcome if able to post picture here on this page ...

I hope that this is helpful

Let me know if you have pics or further details or questions.

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Anthony Bray MD