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Any type of bleeding under the skin is a potential medical emergency because it may be a hemorrhagic rash that is caused by meningococcal septicemia (i.e. an extremely dangerous complication of meningococcal disease) or other severe hemorrhagic fevers (e.g. dengue fever). Although a local bleed under the skin in one location could simply be a bruise from a local injury, this type of skin bleeding needs immediate professional medical diagnosis because of the life-threatening possibilities....more »
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Hemorrhagic rash (7 causes), Hemorrhagic disorders, Skin rash (461 causes), Skin bleeding, Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Bruising (348 causes), Clotting symptoms (301 causes), Injury or trauma, Allergic reaction (49 causes), Autoimmune disorders, Viral infection or illness affecting blood coagulation, Thrombocytopenia (422 causes), Medical treatment, Including radiation and chemotherapy, Antiplatelet medications such as clopidogrel (Plavix), Bruise (ecchymosis), Birth (petechiae in the newborn)
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