Ecchymosis

What is Ecchymosis?

A purplish patch caused by extravasation of blood into the skin, differing from petechiae only in size (larger than 3 mm diameter).

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I have theses little red dots on my arm like an old man that's been in the hospital

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These are ecchymosis

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under my tongue where it is joined to the bottom of my mouth there is a small area of black discoloration?

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Brief Answer:
Ecchymosis, self limiting condition, saline gargling

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Purplish spot on the wrist, does not itch or hurt, smaller than pencil eraser, noticed today?
Is it a broken bloodvesel

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Brief Answer:
Ecchymosis, no active treatment required

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