What can be done about the petechiae on my legs and face?

Wound Care . 3 answers . 1 year ago

I recently started getting petechiae (red or purple spots on the body that are caused by a hemorrhage or broken capillaries) on my legs. The doctor gave me compression stockings. They have helped my legs, but now I have petechiae on my face. Do you have any suggestions? I am a 34-year-old female.

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1 year ago by Advanced Vein Center (View Profile)

Petechia is a type of purpuric skin condition. It is a broken capillary. There are many causes, and a medical workup is needed to sort them out. Small capillaries can be injected or laser can be applied, but getting to the root cause of the petechiae is your next step.

1 year ago by Advanced Vein Center (View Profile)

Petechia is a type of purpuric skin condition. It is a broken capillary. There are many causes, and a medical workup is needed to sort them out. Small capillaries can be injected or laser can be applied, but getting to the root cause of the petechiae is your next step.


1 year ago by Cosmetic Vein Centers of Texas (View Profile)

Speak to a specialist about laser treatment options that can help remove the petechiae on your face and legs.


1 year ago by Cosmetic Vein Centers of Texas (View Profile)

Speak to a specialist about laser treatment options that can help remove the petechiae on your face and legs.



1 year ago by Advanced Vein & Laser Centre (View Profile)

You need to be evaluated in person before a diagnosis can be made and a treatment plan is formulated.

1 year ago by Advanced Vein & Laser Centre (View Profile)

You need to be evaluated in person before a diagnosis can be made and a treatment plan is formulated.


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