A 45-year-old member asked:
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what to do if i have black stain near the cuticle of my big toe?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Check to see: If it is really just a stain. If it is dried blood hydrogen peroxideshouldbeable to cleaning off. If it is still there, visit a podiatrist or dermatologist as it may requirea biopsy fordefinitivediagnosis.
Answered on Feb 11, 2014

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