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Is this petechia under his eye? He's 4. Seems healthy and

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Is this petechia under his eye? He's 4. Seems healthy and fine.
Has allergies.
Worried about them. Some are brown. Some are pink.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Another
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

this is Dr. David

in the first photo, I see some very very small light blood vessels on the skin.

they don't look broken.

I don't see petechiae.

you don't have to be worried about the skin there.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. He has genetic bags. Like I do. Allergies.That isn't petechia? The pink dots?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

no, I don't see broken blood vessels or petechiae

you don't have to worry about this

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Thanks. I was concerned after googling petachia although they said the face isn't AS concerning but still concerning if they arise.He hangs upside down a lot but who knows if that causes them
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

I would not worry

he sounds like an active monkey boy

he sound very healthy
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dr David. This is today. I am so worried this is oetechia. I can't tell because I'm not sure what petechia looks like
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

those are not petechiae

petechiae has small red broken blood vessel spots.

your child is 100% fine.

you need to stop worrying about this

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My anxiety is so terrible this week. I have Costcocondritis when I have these anxiety flares. I have a very tender spot to touch between my breasts in the right side. Sometime it sends pain through my breast. Is that normal? It feels like it's in my nipple but I believe it's the ribs causing it??
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

sorry about your costochondritis.

NSAIDs like ibuprofen or aleve can help decrease inflammation in your ribs and decrease pain

you can also use cold or hot compresses on the area to help decrease pain.

yes, you can have pain in your breast from costochondritis.

you don't need to keep worrying about your son

there is no petechiae there.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you.In my breast, if I lay down and feel my breast tissue. No pain or soreness in my breast tissue. No lumps.The tender spot is the ribs between my breast. Mainly one side. And I'm just hoping the pain I get through my breast and nipple is from that?
Is that possible?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

yes, I told you already

it is your rib pain causing the pain in your breast.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dr.
Can petechia come from hard scratching of an area?I was itchy during exercise. Scratched quite hard and now I have a small patch of broken vessels.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

yes, a hard scratch can cause broken blood vessels

this is not something dangerous.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

those are bruising from your scratch.

they are not patechiae.

those bruises will heal in a few weeks.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Is it normal to have this kind of blood spots from intense scratching or should I be concerned with a blood disorder?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

you should not be concerned with blood disorder.

it is normal to have that bruising from intense scratching.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. I am trusting you and I know you are an online doctor but the photos are good of what I have from scratching my sides.I'm
Hoping it's just normal to get broken vessels from itching. I read that petechia is a dangerous symptom and got concerned
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

you are letting your anxiety get out of control with worry about petechiae.

you should not be concerned with blood disorder.

it is normal to have that bruising from intense scratching.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. I did google it and I read people saying that it could be platelet disorder. And I'm concerned.I'm not tired or bruising any where else. I do bruise easily but they heal within a day or two and go away.How would I know if this was leukemia?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

you need to stop googling this stuff.

it doesn't given you reliable information

you are seeking out the more serious and scary things to worry about.

a simple CBC complete blood count would show normal WBC white blood cell counts which means you don't have leukemia.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. And would I have other symptoms?I know scratching can cause petechia but since it happened from scratching does that mean I'm easily bruising? I scratched both sides and only one side has this. I'm assuming I would have more wide spread vessel breaking if this was a bad issue?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

you would have other symptoms from leukemia.

you don't have leukemia.

your bruising is not a sign of blood disorder.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. I do trust you and won't run to the doctor. Thank you
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

you are welcome

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