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Brentwood, TN
A 36-year-old male asked:

I have two dark spots on my big toes (brownish color) - one on each 'knuckle' area of toe. skin feels slightly rough there;no pain. what is it?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Since your: skin "spots" are BILATERAL and Symmetrical I would guess that they are caused by one of the pairs of FOOTWEAR you have RUBBING on the tope of your great toes....(Often the "closest fits"is that area) Just a thought! Hope it helps!
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
This may be: as a result of shoe gear rubbing on the joints causing this "hyperpigmentation" - of course I can't see it, so this is just an educated guess.
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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 45 years experience
Shoes, Shoes: It certainly sound like you shoes may be responsible. You need better fitting shoes of better fitting feet.
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Last updated Nov 11, 2021

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