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Dark nail band on my thumb, with faint bands on the sides and other nails..brother 9 yr has bands as well.is it subungual melanoma?dark skin,20yr

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Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Prob not melanoma: if both you and your brother have similar nail findings. it is not melanoma. But you will need to be seen to get a definite answer.

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