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 »

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 »

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 »

It is possible to get tiny red dots around the eyes after vomiting, according to Mayo Clinic. The condition is called petechiae, and it has a number of causes, including straining after vomiting. More »

Small red spots on the skin can be petechiae, which are caused by bleeding under the skin due to blood vessel injuries or life-threatening conditions, explains Mayo Clinic. The spots are usually less than one-eighth of a... More »