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Black Toe Images
Pinky toe nail brittle w/ dark streak. Fourth nail flaky, thick, half unattached from nail bed. Big toe thick nail. Taupe or blueish nails. Both feet?
Brown spot on side finger at knuckle nearest palm, measures 1mm, 1/2mm round brown spot, to the side 1/2mm of very light tan, flat?
Guess: No one could really diagnose this from a description. If it is near to a ring or if you do something habitually that rubs on it, could be a callous. Could also be an "age spot". If new, if it worries you, or if it seems to be growing, you should have it examined. Good luck! ...Read more
4 y/o stubbed toes toes look fine-no swelling, deformity, walking fine but nail bed looks red/purple and nail bled when happened. Doc visit needed?
Black toenails: Black toe nails most commonly refer to subungual hematomas (a bruise under the nail) from trauma. Other causes of black toenails--not from trauma-- could be from severe nail fungus (rare), or from a malignancy (melanoma) --also rare-. If several nails are affected, this suggests subungual hematomas, and can be caused by bumping your foot, by running, or even wearing tight shoes (w/ tight toebox). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am looking for images or answers on little black squiggly lines all over my mums foot and underneath is large black area?
Trapped blood.: Black colored skin around the toes can be seen when there has been capillary bleeding. The trapped blood will turn almost black as seen through the skin layers. There can also be pigmentary changes in the skin when extreme abrasive pressure is applied over time. Either way, to remove all doubt, have your foot examined by a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nail discoloration : A dark line across your nail may have a variety of causes. Trauma to the nail plate from athletic activity may cause some subungual (under the nail) bleeding. If this the source in time a clear nail will grow out. A fungal infection can cause this as well. A specialist will determine if a biopsy is necessary to rule out a relatively less common but more serious condition such as a melanoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have blue black squiggly lines on foot under the skin. Appeared 3/4 days ago. A larger blue/black spot underside of foot. Ulcer on same ankle.?
Problem: Are you diabetic, ave you had arterial doppler. Looks like you have some vascular issue. ...Read more
My both toe fingers i.e second toe fingers nail are turning black and got separated dried up. Also new nail are also turning black. Please suggest?
Subungual melanoma: nail bed discoloration or nail plate? My nail plate has a horizontal band 1/2cm across but skin underneath is normal. Confused
See a doctor: Your nail needs to be examined by your doctor, preferably by a dermatologist. After examination you will be guided further. A close watch for change in the size of discoloration or the skin around will guide the doctor further. Keep good photographs to detect changes over time(weekly). Good luck ...Read more