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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: The two aren't related, however. Which is to say, that the candida in your vagina is albicans (most typically) and the candida (if that's what it is) ... Read More
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A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Trauma: Although some birth marks on the bottoms of the feet have been noted to have unusual colors, they are generally never tender. Pain and new onset of a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Could be either one. See podiatrist for diagnosis and treatment.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Silverstone
12 years experience Podiatry
Many Possibilities: Discoloration on your nail can be anything from fungus, to melanoma, to blood under the nail or just a mole. Some considerations to help determine wha ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilkin
23 years experience Podiatry
Open vs closed sore: Somehow the skin was injured. It bled and that is why the nail had a dark spot. It was just blood. If the pink spot is still draining, you have a smal ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not melanoma: Melanoma would be IN the skin and not on the nail. No problem.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Fungus can : Cause this, so can a melanoma.....You should have it examined, it could be blood as well. You can get blood from simply walking, the end of the shoe c ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Talon Noir: Most common diagnosis iis talon noir fancy way of saying "black heel" often seen in runners or people with ill fitting shoes. It is caused by bleeding ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Skin lesion: Get checked by doc.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Iris dots: Black dots on the iris are most likely due to iris nevi or pigment variation. Rarely, pigmented lesions of the iris can be neoplastic in nature. Man ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not sure: Some with darker complexions can have areas of pigmentation in the mouth particularly on the gums next to teeth. The old mercury dental amalgams could ... Read More
A 50-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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Black line: The black line could be from a number of causes but play it safe and get a small biopsy. I have seen melanoma from one case the others were fungus or ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
See the podiatrist: A bruise is the result of a blood blister under the nail plate which can lift the nail plate from the underlying bed. This could lead to toenail fung ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Needs to be checked: Melanoma should be ruled out.
A member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
More history: If recent, maybe trauma? Could also be a pigmented lesion, ranging from a benign mole to a melanoma! so, need more history; how long there, trauma?
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably: It does sound like an ingrown toenail, which usually does involve infection. The corner of the nail grows into the skin edge and burrows in causing i ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
21 years experience Podiatry
Have it checked : It could be a wart or a skin cancer. Make sure a physician checks it out. You may need a biopsy to determine what it is.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not likley: Melanomas are not linear. I suppose you could have a melanoma under the nail, but i still do not think it would look linear.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Patel
31 years experience Podiatry
Red dots: near toes could be an extension of fungus onto the skin from your toenail. Get some help and see a podiatrist or skin doctor for more clarification an ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: If the spot grew to be 5mm in two days, it is likely to be a blood clot and not melanoma. If you have bleeding sports anywhere else, please see your d ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Oozing spot on toe: You MAY have an infection. Please see your doc ASAP to clear it up before it gets worse. Are you diabetic? All the more reason to get it treated no ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Answers include: Possible lint from sock, blood, normal variant or possible melanoma. Should be examined by a doctor. The latter is dangerous.
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