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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
No way to tell: see a dermatologist
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
We can't see it: hence, we don't know. I would advise you to see a foot doc or dermatologist to tell you what it is and treat it appropriately.
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Spot on.: The fact that it hurts, is a good sign, a black spots go. To remove all doubt, you will have to have it examined.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
Lots of choices.: It could be anything from having a piece of whatever he stepped on in there, to a wart, to a 'tattoo' of dark pigment under the skin. Please have his ... Read More
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
Anything: Best to have it checked out. It could be a splinter or a foreign body (this usually hurts though) or a hyperpigmentation.Had a patient with same scena ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: By all means have a dermatologist check this or any other skin lesions that look "strange" or stand out as something very different from other skin sp ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Keith
44 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 female asked:
Dr. Ashesh Patel
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Get examined...: Without being able to see the toenail, its hard to say exactly what you have. It can be as simple as a bruise or toenail fungus or it can be something ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. ANNA KILIAN
Specializes in
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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
More info needed: Information of how long it has been there, has it changed color, size shape. Best to have it seen and maybe a biopsy taken to make sure it is a ben ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Witt
45 years experience Anesthesiology
This could be a melanoma.: Although this is relatively unlikely, it is the only potentially serious diagnosis that would concern me. I would circle it with a sharpie, but not ma ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
This needs to be : Examined. Pigmented lesions on the foot have a poor prognosis as they are often found late.....please see a podiatrist or dermatologist for exam and p ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 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

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