A 50-year-old female asked:
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Have dark/black in spots discoloration in big toe nail bed diagonally cuticle to tip. Now it’s painful in toe below cuticle. Fungus or worse?

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Dr. Peter Gerbino
34 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See a podiatrist.: Hard to tell from your description. Could be several things. Get it seen.
Answered on Dec 20, 2017

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
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Does not: aound like a fungus but see a dermatologist when you can

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