Talk:Petechia

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excess serotonin[edit]

can also cause petechia. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.166.204.172 (talkcontribs) 01:29, 12 November 2008

Photos[edit]

Case photos are always very helpful for articles like this. Could some be made available?

The caption on the second photo is gibberish. Can it be made clear? 202.80.39.173 (talk) 00:26, 12 May 2010 (UTC)

Agreed - the caption is nonsensical as the author hasn't used hyphens - I'm removing the photo until a more meaningful caption can be added.

Herbs, foods, and vitamins, as well as drugs, can cause petechia[edit]

A few examples include

antiplatelet OR platelet AND Blueberries OR Cocoa OR Curcumin "stops platelets from clumping together to form blood clots." http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/turmeric Fish oil OR EPA and DHA OR Garlic OR Ginkgo OR Green tea catechins (ECGC) OR Saint John's Wort OR Vitamin E

Silymarin "Milk thistle may cause ... decreased platelets ... " Mayo Clinic http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/milk-thistle/safety/hrb-20059806

Boswellian

All of these are beneficial in small doses, perhaps in part because of their antiplatelet effect (like aspirin). The dose makes the poison.


Many drugs have a pronounced anti-platelet aggregation effect. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ocdcntx (talkcontribs) 18:15, 29 July 2015 (UTC)