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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Any chance: you had mild trauma and developed a blood blister (which has turned black)? If concerned, can seek dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to fo ... Read More

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Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Observation: Children often get their fingertips pinched or traumatized, creating a blood blister beneath the skin. As the blood is being broken down during the h ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
22 years experience Dermatology
Difficult : Difficult to answer without a clinical examination so i would see a dermatologist. Possibilities include a subungual hematoma, a splinter hemorrhage, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
There are a few: possibilities based upon size, and location but it sounds like a benign vesicle. It cannot however be accurately diagnosed without being seen and it ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Mysterious dot?: A small, mysterious black dot on the skin of a college-aged person's thumb is usually one of those wait-and-see situations. It could be a new mole, wh ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Old blood: this is old clotted blood from the injury- if it is just a dot, it will resolve over 4-8 weeks.
A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Warts : Warts are caused by human papilloma viruses (hpv). Different hpv viruses tend to live in different parts of the body. Most plantar warts are caused by ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
It depends,,: This likely depends on how they came about. If they just came about, you might be dealing with an autoimmune process, like a dermatitis. If you did ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Black dot: May be subcutaneous hematoma-small bleed under the skin, splinter ( pain?) , nevusi or rarely lesion. Would f/u with doc if does not go away in a mont ... Read More

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