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Hey guy's i'm back again with the same dilemma and was wondering if anyone could help me with my problem. I am a 17 year old male, weigh 15 stone and am about 5 foot 10 inches. For about 3 years now I have had these strange pin-sized red dots on my hands and arms, they are red and very small, if I look close enough at them I can almost see little red veins coming off of the dot. If I apply pressure to the dot, the dot and veins will dissapear for a split second but then come back again. When the weather is cold the dots will be more noticeable and a white ring will go around the dot making it stand out more. On my left arm I have about 6 and on my right arm I have about 3. I have done some research online and I have concluded that these little dots could be spider angioma, telangiectasia or broken blood vessels but i'm still not 100% sure what they are? So I thought I would ask on here too see if anyone knew what these things were, they have made me a little worried as some of the articles iv'e read state that these kind of spots can be an indicator for liver disease, I have experimented with drugs in the past and it is something I regret, but I just hope that these are nothing serious and I can be correctly diagnosed so that I can take the next step into how to deal with them, I have also uploaded some photos of them so you can have a look for yourself, any feedback would be much appreciated, many thanks
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Oh by the way I forgot to mention guys, these small red dots do not itch they are not raised either, they are under the skin
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Bier spots.
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thankyou for the feedback, I have looked at pictures of bier spots online and they do match mine, although mine have a small red dot where as bier spots are just white i think? but i will take your word for it and thank you again, do you think I will need a liver test to rule out any liver damage?
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Blanching red macules are indeed classical here.interspersed with white macules.
Do consult your doc.
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