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Blood spot under thumb where it got pinched. Do I have to do anything?

Blood spot under thumb where it got pinched. Do I have to do anything?

Subungual Hematoma: If you are having a lot of pain and discomfort as well, then you may need to see a doctor to have the collection of blood evacuated from under the nail. Usually this is done by poking a sterile needle through the nail to puncture it and allow the blood to drain out. Follow up with your doctor and have it looked at by a professional. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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There is a really weird multi colored spot under my thumb but I'm really scared to go to the doctor. Will my blood be taken for results?

There is a really weird multi colored spot under my thumb but I'm really scared to go to the doctor. Will my blood be taken for results?

Typically colored: spots require possible biopsy not blood test. I would go see dermatologist. The sooner you find out what it is and how to treat it, the safer it is. And you should feel very little because we numb it up! Be safe, get it checked! ...Read more

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Have a dime size purple spot on my left thumb. Should I worry?

Have a dime size purple spot on my left thumb.  Should I worry?

Get checked: I assume this spot is not a bruise from a known incident. Spontaneous and unusual markings on the skin should be examined, preferably by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I Have a dark spot next to mt thumb when i presure it , it doesnt hurt?

I Have a dark spot next to mt thumb when i presure it , it doesnt hurt?

Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, & we expect it of you! List any meds you take, & any chronic medical problems, too. ...Read more

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I have a small black spot under my thumb fingernail, what is it ?

I have a small black spot under my thumb fingernail, what is it ?

Have it evaluated: Have it evaluated. It is often nothing but it may be a more serious condition such as a melanoma. ...Read more

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I have a small wart on my thumb that has a dark spot in it should I be worried about this?

I have a small wart on my thumb that has a dark spot in it should I be worried about this?

warts: The first thing to do is to have it properly diagnosed by dermatologist. Often if it's a real wart, the virus causes irritation of blood vessels and closure of them and that closure leaves a small spot of coagulated blood which is what you see as "a seed". Your dermatologist will have many ways to treat this ward if it is a war, and you should have this looked at. ...Read more

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My husband popped a blood vessel in his thumb, its purplish blackish and he thinks he might be intern all bleeding.

My husband popped a blood vessel in his thumb, its purplish blackish and he thinks he might be intern all bleeding.

Was it trauma?: If so probably clotted blood particularly if under finger nail = pcp can drain same ; probably save nail- don't wait! ...Read more

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A small light brown spot appeared under my skin on the top of my thumb and I don't know where it came from. Should I be concerned about this?

A small light brown spot appeared under my skin on the top of my thumb and I don't know where it came from. Should I be concerned about this?

Most commonly: this is a tiny hematoma (collection of blood/bruise) due to unnoticed injury. You should take a photo and attach to a question for Health tap Prime...or get it checked out oif it does not go away in a few weeks! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Why is my blood orange after i cut my thumb?

Why is my blood orange after i cut my thumb?

Color of blood: Blood color is based on the hemoglobin in it. When hemoglobin is carrying oxygen, the molecule changes shape and this causes a change in the appearance/color. When the hemoglobin has little oxygen, the structure is different and so the color appears different. Based on the status of the hemoglobin, the lights in the room and the status of your eyes, the color looks orange. This is normal. ...Read more

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