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Petechiae (spl?)
Jan 12, 2003
... Just wondering if anyone can solve a mystery for me. A few years ago I used to get small pinpoint bruises that are called petechiae. I'm not sure of the spelling. Anyway I went to a hematologist, had tonnes of tests done, including bleeding time tests. ... (19 replies)
Petechiae (spl?)
Jul 25, 2003
... Petechiae are very small bruises...I'm sure we all know that, but I'm appalled at the amount of false information here. First of all, whoever said that petechiae mean that you have HIV couldn't be more wrong. Petechiae are not specific to any one disease, and they occur in many different cases. ... (19 replies)
Petechiae (spl?)
Nov 25, 2003
... I have a blood disease called Idopathic Thrombocytopenia Pupura which causes low platelet count and brusing and petechiae. ... (19 replies)

... I know how you feel because I scoured the internet for a long time after I noticed my daughter's petechiae last April. I couldn't take it anymore and took her to the doctor where they did a CBC. ... (4 replies)
Low platelets
Apr 7, 2008
... Women don't like the idea of taking it, and since it's not got the greatest track record, it's usually reserved for if the others don't work. There's also a drug called Cellcept, which some do well on, but it's a scary type drug as well. ... (27 replies)
... ed to the hospital in late stages of TTP, I had noticed blood blisters, for lack of a better term, on the inside of my mouth, my tongue, along my chest. That is called petechiae. ... (6 replies)
... Yes, the "dots", known as petechiae, are caused by low platelets. Petechiae are tiny hemorrhages that leak from the capillaries just under the skin. ... (6 replies)
... Hi there, I just read your post, and i was hoping to find out if your case of the Schamberg's Disease went away on its own and your skin returned to normal? I'm almost positive that is what i have on my left foot. The dots start out red and pin sized then they kind of turn brownish and they kind of cluster. I've been getting more dots lately on my left foot and i'm really... (3 replies)
... These minute red spots sound like petechiae and if your Dermatologist didn't do a complete blood workup, the Hematologist surely will. I had a condition called Schamberg's Purpura which only affected my legs. ... (3 replies)
... My daughter was diagnosed with ITP last night. She started developing large bruises and petechiae all over her body this weekend. Yesterday we went to her pediatrition...they drew blood and later called back saying her platelet count was very low at 6,000. ... (16 replies)
2 year old - ITP
Feb 18, 2004
... My son was just diagnosed with ITP last Monday. We were in the childrens hospital for 5 days. They did a treatment called intravenous gamma globulin, it was a 12 hour treatment. His platelettes before we left the hospital rose to 28000, he started at 3000. ... (10 replies)

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