Blood Spots on Arms?


Blood spots on the arms that are not the result of an injury can be caused by several different things. Aspirin, sepsis, a bleeding or clotting disorder, lupus, ciirrhosis, and some types of cancer can cause bleeding under the skin. Malnutrition and deficiencies of vitamins B12, C, or K, or folic acid can also cause bleeding under the skin. Medical treatment focuses on controlling or stopping the bleeding or changing any medications that may be causing bleeding. If the skin is injured over a bruise, be sure to watch for signs of a skin infection.
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