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Q: what are the the pin size red spots I get on my chest

I have noticed little bright red clots that are tiny pin size on my chest area, especially in my cleavage... What is this caused by??

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Rebex, Community Member
5/22/09 1:20am

look into HHT its a blood disorder, that is one of the symptoms, do you have constant nose bleeds? that is a sign.

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Molly, Community Member
5/22/09 9:13am

Press a clear drinking glass - or other piece of clear flat plastic or glass - against the spots and see if they fade or not.  If not, sounds like petechiae, which I get all the time.  They can be a symptom of a blood disorder, but in my case they just happen. 

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By Pat, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/24/10, First Published: 04/03/09