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Pin prick spots under eyes

(7 Posts)
outnumberedismylife Sun 04-Sep-16 18:50:34

Dd is 3 and I've just noticed tiny pin prick spots under each eye. Otherwise she's totally fine. Any ideas??

Witchend Sun 04-Sep-16 23:51:42

Is she coughing? That can bring a rash like that out-or constipated grin

Otherwise it may well just be a viral rash. Ds gets them and he's rarely ill with them.

outnumberedismylife Mon 05-Sep-16 11:58:52

No cough or constipation. Strange. Probably something viral like you say.

AMR123456 Sat 10-Sep-16 15:12:44

Looks like something called petechia. It's broken blood vessels into the skin. I get it around my eyes when I vomit. My DC have both had it when they've had a virus. Does she only have it on her face?

EccentricPickle Sat 10-Sep-16 15:14:52

Has she been cuddling someone stubbly?

Sorry that sounds weird but I notice the same on my DC when they've been snuggling up with DH. It fades soon after.

outnumberedismylife Wed 14-Sep-16 22:58:20

No stubbly cuddles or vomiting. Disappeared after a day or two, very strange.

AMR123456 Thu 15-Sep-16 01:58:46

Sounds viral then outnumbered. If it persists see your GP x

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