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what cause the small red spots on lower legs, lots of it ,

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what cause the small red spots on lower legs, lots of it , no itching, looks like tiny broken blood vessels?
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This is a condition known as purpura and their can be many different underlying causes possible

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At your age this is most likely to be due to fragile blood vessels in the skin leaking small amounts of blood causing appearance of these spots

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This is known as senile purpura and this is a harmless condition

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