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Black Spots On The Bottom Of My Feet
See a physician: A foot specialist will be able to take a look at the lesion and run any necessary imaging or labs to determine the source of this problem. There are many lumps and bumps that can occur on the feet and a complete examination and history are important. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mom has black spots that are flakey and itchy on the bottom of her feet. What could that be? Also her hands are itchy&rash like.
I have a black round spot on the bottom of my foot. Now it has a one inch red swelling around it. I have peripheral neuropathy in my feet. What is it?
Go to Dr ASAP: Due to the neuropathy it could be blood under the skin, an ulcer forming, or a foreign body. The red swelling could be infection. Go to a podiatrist immediately to prevent complications or worsening. With neuropathy, these things need to be evaluated by a doctor immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Time to see your doc: Without looking, I can't say. But I can give you a list of some possibilities. Plantar warts often look black. Melanoma that occurs specifically on the palms and soles of feet can appear black. Blood blisters and gangrene or frostbite (but these things are not subtle), and sometimes foreign bodies like small splinters can appear as black spots. http://www.dermatologyoasis.net/acral-lentiginous-melanoma/ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possible Biopsy: Discoloration and spotting on the soles of the foot can be problematic and will need additional work-up. Normally the soles of the foot have no pigment and if there are discoloration then you would need to see a podiatrist or dermatologist for examination and possible biopsy of the lesions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No really: depends on the source of the black spots.If sund exposure, avoid that. If age spots or darkening of the skin due to underlying pathology such as circulation issues or Diabetes, then no. If is scars may want to use scar removal creams. They do help a little bit. There are always creams that "remove" age spots on the face. You many want to try them. ...Read more
I have got a hole on my foot for more than a year now no wider then 4mm. Thought it might be a verruca but only has a couple of black spots.Helpplease?
See dermatologist: Need exam for diagnosis. Need diagnosis for treatment strategy, if any. A single hole? Bottom of foot in callous? Pain? Bleeding? ...Read more
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