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black spots around my toenails

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Trauma: It is nit unusual for that discoloration to occur under a toenail that has been traumatized and it may last weeks. If you have more concern, consult a ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: Multiple potential causes, probably among the more common is a fungal infection. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and treatm ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Part-leopard?: It you are part leopard, jaguar, or ocelot, then it it is likely hereditary. Kidding! Need more info: though. How big are they? How many are there? ... Read More
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Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Time to see your doc: Without looking, I can't say. But I can give you a list of some possibilities. Plantar warts often look black. Melanoma that occurs specifically on th ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Black spots: Without an exam it is difficult to say anything meaningful . See your podiatrist for an evaluation
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion, without examining the lesions. Moles and melanoma can also occur on the soles of feet. It would be ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
They can be..: Best to have it checked out. See a podiatrist or dermatologist.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See dermatologist: Need exam for diagnosis. Need diagnosis for treatment strategy, if any. A single hole? Bottom of foot in callous? Pain? Bleeding?
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Trauma: Usually is caused by toe hitting end of shoe. See podiatrist to be sure.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
This would need to : Be checked out to determine if it is blood, fungus, maybe a wart or worse a melanoma....usually it is blood, or even sock lint but the others should ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked.: Get checked. you may have "crabs", a parasite. It may be dirt or lint or bits of your hair product. See your doc, or go to a beauty parlor/barber sh ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Spots?: Need a bit more information like where? Blackheads, pimples, sun marks. Please be more specific.

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