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 »

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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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 »

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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According to WebMD, red spots on the palms of the hands are a common symptom of psoriasis, a skin condition in which the skin cells rapidly multiply, resulting in plaques and patches on the skin. Red spots on the palms c... More »

Stasis dermatitis affects the skin of the lower legs and ankles, resulting in a brown discoloration and a cobblestone or bumpy appearance, according to MedlinePlus. The skin may appear very thin or become red, crusted or... More »