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Could You Please Tell What These Red/purple Dots On My Upper Left Leg

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Posted on Mon, 1 Jul 2024
Question: Could you please tell what these red/purple dots are. They are just a few on my upper left leg. Don’t see them anywhere else. No pain no itch and not raised
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Answered by Dr. Dr.Raju.A.T (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Please share an image

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query

I would like to know some more details

Your age and gender?
Since when are the lesions there ?
Are the lesions itchy ?
How big are they ?

If possible please share an image of the lesions.

Waiting for your response
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Follow up: Dr. Dr.Raju.A.T (4 minutes later)
I wish I could. It keeps telling me the photo is too large. I have tried several times. They are red about the size of a pencil lead tip. Very slightly raised. No itch or pain
59 male. Not sure how long I just
Kind of noticed tonight. Maybe about 8 or 10 on the upper part of my left leg
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Follow up: Dr. Dr.Raju.A.T (20 hours later)
Any answer
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Answered by Dr. Dr.Raju.A.T (19 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Petechiae

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for the image.

The lesions in the image appears to be petechiae.

The possible causes for such rash is difficult to identify.

I recommend you to apply a good moisturizer, they fade on their own after few days.

Regards,
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Could You Please Tell What These Red/purple Dots On My Upper Left Leg

Brief Answer: Please share an image Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query I would like to know some more details Your age and gender? Since when are the lesions there ? Are the lesions itchy ? How big are they ? If possible please share an image of the lesions. Waiting for your response