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Red/purple dots

A few months ago i was cleaning the house and washed the dogs in a span of an hour. Then when i took a shower i noticed red/purple dot rash erupt over my left hand.  It was not raised. I was a little freaked out.  The rash on my hand turned pale brown before it went away in 2 days after which i woke up in cold and hot sweats and bright red - this lasted for days until it turned into night chills. vomiting, flushing. From then on my arms and face would turn bright red over every little thing. I was told i had demagraphia (spelling) but i do not have welts. I was also told i was just having a hypersenstive reaction to something.  Now today i just tried to open a jar with a plastic top using a forced grip. When I put down the jar i saw the same red/purple dots where my hand and finger were gripping the jar.    Could this be a bleeding disorder?
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The purple dots can be due to petechiael spots. Petechiae are pinpoint-sized red dots under the surface of the skin. They are common after skin trauma and viral infections. They should go away in a few days. But if they persist then please consult a physician and get other causes ruled out which include allergic reaction, autoimmune diseases, thrombocytopenia, ITP or leukemias.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your dermatologist. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
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Thank you for your response - I have seen a dermatologist. The biopsy showed that it was a viral illness or drug  eruption ( i was using a lot of chemicals) I have been coughing up clear fluid sice then and getting winded easily.  I had a CTScan a month ago for pain on my lower left side. The next day after drinking the Gastrografin i noticed my tongue swell a bit and now my body feels on fire. My muscles are going to mush in a matter of weeks.  Now the Fatigue, weakness is unbearable. I am seeing a Rheumatologist Tuesday to see what is going on.  
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