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211 Possible Causes for Petechiae, Sunburn

  • Sunburn

    Sunburn often clears off on its own but may take several days.[] Severe sunburn can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke , which can be very serious.[] 5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn We know, you didn’t mean to get sunburned.[]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    The classic description of this rash is that it looks like "goose bumps on a moderate sunburn ".[] Cutaneous petechiae are not uncommon, and a scarlatiniform rash may be present.[] Commonly, the tonsils may have a bumpy look on their surface - somewhat like a golf ball White or yellow colored spots on the tonsils (tonsillar exudate) Petechiae (look like[]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Dry skin -- Folliculitis, furuncles, carbuncles -- Hair loss -- Head lice -- Impetigo -- Insect bites and stings -- Prickly heat -- Psoriasis -- Seborrheic dermatitis -- Sunburn[] […] nodes ( 1 cm) Absence of conjunctivitis, cough, and rhinorrhea, which are symptoms that may suggest viral illness [2] Less common findings in streptococcal pharyngitis are petechiae[] The scarlet fever rash appears as tiny papules over the chest and abdomen, creating roughness similar to sandpaper and producing a sunburned appearance.[]

  • Scarlet Fever

    It starts out looking like a sunburn . Most often, the rash begins on the face and neck and then spreads to the rest of the body.[] Petechiae are also visible on her soft palate. Her anterior-cervical nodes are swollen and tender.[] The rash consists of tiny red spots , a bit like sunburn. It’s usually rough and a bit bumpy, like sandpaper. Your child’s tongue might also turn bright red.[]

  • Insect Bite

    Don't put DEET on sunburns or rashes. Reason: DEET can be easily absorbed in these areas. Wash it off with soap and water when your child comes indoors.[] Petechiae (say "puh-TEE-kee-eye"): Are tiny, flat red or purple spots in the skin or the lining of the mouth. Do not turn white when you press on them.[]

  • Heat Stroke

    Avoid sunburns. “The area that has sunburn is going to be less effective at sweating,” Patrick said. Place them in front of a fan or in a breeze.[] Autopsy findings included diffuse petechiae and hemorrhages of serosal membranes (n   7/7) and lung congestion (n   3/7).[] Protect against sunburn with a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses and a broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or more (sunburn affects your body’s ability to cool itself).[]

  • Acute Radiation Sickness

    It can include swelling, itching, and redness of the skin (like a bad sunburn) or may be more severe and include blisters or ulcers.[] Credit: istockphoto Areas of skin exposed to radiation may turn blister and turn red - almost like a severe sunburn. In some cases open sores form.[] ( C91 - C95 ) radiation gastroenteritis and colitis ( K52.0 ) radiation pneumonitis ( J70.0 ) radiation related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue ( L55-L59 ) sunburn[]

  • Erythropoietic Protoporphyria

    Phototoxic drug eruptions – Shorten the time it takes for sunburn to occur.[] EPP is characterised by cutaneous manifestations of acute painful photosensitivity with erythema and oedema, sometimes with petechiae, together with stinging and burning sensations[] EPP is characterized by cutaneous manifestations of acute painful photosensitivity with erythema and edema, sometimes with petechiae, together with stinging and burning sensations[]

  • Thrombocytopenia

    Patients are at high risk of sunburn and skin cancers (especially squamous cell carcinoma ) and should avoid direct sunlight, use sunglasses with ultraviolet (UV) filtration[] Larger than petechiae, ecchymoses are purple, blue or yellow-green areas of skin that vary in size and shape.[] Thrombocytopenia is characterized by the appearance of tiny purplish spots (petechiae) or larger black-and-blue areas (ecchymoses) in the skin, which are due to small hemorrhages[]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    Sunburn, childbirth, weightlifting [2] Gua Sha , a Chinese treatment that scrapes the skin High-G training Hickey Asphyxiation Choking Game Oral sex [3] Non-infectious conditions[] It may cause fever, heart murmurs, petechiae, anemia, embolic phenomena, and endocardial vegetations.[] Small red or purple spots composed of blood (petechiae) may cover the skin of the upper trunk.[]

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