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Red dots, or petechiae, under the skin are the result of leaking capillaries, according to Mayo Clinic. They are sometimes caused by excessive straining in ordinary activities, such as coughing, crying and vomiting. Givi... More »

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Various conditions, such as rashes caused by contact dermatitis, may cause red dots to appear on the stomach. Scarlet fever and allergic reactions to food and chemicals are possible explanations, notes Healthgrades, and ... More »

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Tiny red pinpoint dots beneath the skin are referred to as petechiae and occur when the blood vessels break due to injuries, aging and medical treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation, according to MedlinePlus. Alle... More »

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Blood spots on the skin may result from petechiae, according to the Mayo Clinic. Damage to the blood vessels, also known as capillaries, leak blood within the skin and cause petechiae spots to form. Petechiae in the face... More »

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Tiny red pinpoint dots beneath the skin are referred to as petechiae and occur when the blood vessels break due to injuries, aging and medical treatments, such as chemotherapy or radiation, according to MedlinePlus. Alle... More »

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The tips of the fingers may peel as a result of direct damage or injury to the skin; sunburn; or infection, according to Mayo Clinic. Peeling skin could also be a sign of a disease or an immune system disorder. More »

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Age spots and petechiae are both causes of spots on the arms, says Mayo Clinic. Age spots are harmless, while petechiae may have minor or serious causes. More »

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