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black dot on the bottom of my foot

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
See your doctor: Pigmented skin lesion should be evaluated by your physician. If they have changed in size or color, you may need to have them biopsied.
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Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
A number of possible: It could be dead skin and underlying tissue from a pressure spot or even malignant melanoma. Have it checked and possibly biopsied by a podiatrist. ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Black dot: See your podiatrist - soon. This type of lesion can be serious. Best of luck.

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes: Small hemorrhages under the thick skin on one's foot can present this way and "flake off" with time. Black dot can also be a melanoma so i would se ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Plantar wart: Thus is the common plantar wart.
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Those dang warts.: Just in case it is a plantar wart, it would be wise to begin treating it soon. If you are not sure, then have it evaluated by a doctor experienced in ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Will it stay or go.: Spots, appearing on one's skin are inevitable, and one should expect their appearance as one ages. Some appear slowly over time and other seemingly ra ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: Since this is a new skin lesion and looks different from any other skin lesions you have, I strongly recommend that you have a dermatologist examine t ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: This require a direct examination for a diagnosis followed by the appropriate treatment. There is no way we can provide you even a guess on what may b ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Hard bump: You didn't say where the bump is as sometimes that helps. It may still be a wart even without the black dot. See your podiatrist for assistance .
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A male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Damage: You have some residual damage to the micro-circulation to the toe. I hope is goes away when you are able to get it warmed up. If the dark spot persist ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. ANNA KILIAN
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Probably not: Depends on where the pain is. Under the heel it could be plantar fasciitis which can be very challenging to treat. The black spot could be something ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Rule out melanoma: It might be a blood blister caused by trauma or a splinter or sharp object puncturing your foot. Or it may be something more serious. You need to see ... Read More
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