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There's a hard pimple under my big toe and it blackish and it hurts when I squeeze it?

There's a hard pimple under my big toe and it blackish and it hurts when I squeeze it?

Cyst: It sounds like you may have either stepped on something or possibly have a cyst of somesort. You should follow up with a podiatrist to determine exactly what it is. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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What are those big black pimples on the bottom of your big toe?

What are those big black pimples on the bottom of your big toe?

Got to podiatrist: This does not sound like a typical problem. It sounds like it could be a blood blister or pre-ulcer. If you are diabetic, this could be serious. You need to see a podiatrist for an exam. ...Read more

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I've had a mole on the inside of my big toe for years, a few weeks ago I noticed a hard white pimple under it. Is this something to worry about?

I've had a mole on the inside of my big toe for years, a few weeks ago I noticed a hard white pimple under it. Is this something to worry about?

Get it checked: I don't take any chances with moles that are changing in ANY way, because of the possible risk of melanoma. So see your clinician please. It won't hurt meanwhile to soak in warm water 4x daily for 20 minutes. If it goes away then maybe it was just a pimple! ...Read more

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My 22 year old sister 6 foot and overweight, has been getting big pimples on her breasts! They look like little balls about 1/2 inch! What could it be?

My 22 year old sister 6 foot and overweight, has been getting big pimples on her breasts! They look like little balls about 1/2 inch! What could it be?

Few things...: It could be acne (possible on the chest and back), folliculitis (infection at base of hair follicles), or sebaceous cysts. 1/2 inch is pretty large for acne, so i'd recommend getting it checked out by a doc to know for sure. ...Read more

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On my left foot, there is a pimple looking bump/lump on my vein, what is it? What does it mean (what's its cause) and how do I treat it!?

On my left foot, there is a pimple looking bump/lump on my vein, what is it? What does it mean (what's its cause) and how do I treat it!?

Many things: It could be many things none of them serious if the lump is actually in the vein it may represent a vein valve that becomes inflamed so it will feel like a bump or it could ba a skin lesion happen to be on the top of the vein if you are concern go and see a doctor you will be examined assured or treated good luck ...Read more

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There are small clustered pimples on the sole of my foot, around it is white and ooze clear liquid with dead skin holes. It is not between toes. What?

There are small clustered pimples on the sole of my foot, around it is white and ooze clear liquid with dead skin holes. It is not between toes. What?

Pitted keratolysis: Or possibly dyshidrotic eczema or pustulosis plantaris. May need to see a dermatologist. Meanwhile, ventilate feet. Go barefoot at home. Use baking powder (sodium bicarbonate) in sox. Apply Clotrimazole (miconazole, ketoconazole) cream or benzoyl peroxide gel. Benzoyl peroxide is also used for acne. Be careful as it will bleach fabrics. Pitted keratolysis is not serious. It is an overgrowth of cer. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on my left foot under looks like a pimple and hurts?

I have a small bump on my left foot under looks like a pimple and hurts?

Fibroma: A small pimple like lesion that appears on the foot may be a fibroma. Fibroma are small fibrous tissues that appear either superficial to the skin or they may appear subdermal. Many times they are painful to touch. See a Podiatrist or a Dermatologist to rule out other possibilities. Skin cancers can appear innocuous and must be checked out ...Read more

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I noticed small pimple like bumps on the bottom of my right foot some time ago and thought nothing of it. They've now become reddish and painful?

I noticed small pimple like bumps on the bottom of my right foot some time ago and thought nothing of it. They've now become reddish and painful?

Plantar warts: This sounds like plantar warts, but other things can cause a rash on the bottom of the feet, too. If they hurt, they're easily treated but you need a diagnosis - call your doctor. And when you're in public places (like the gym or a pool) wear flip flops to help prevent them from spreading (or coming back!). ...Read more

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I had a hard pimple like lump on the bottom of my foot. I squeezed it and watery stuff came out. It's still there but not as hard. What could it be?

I had a hard pimple like lump on the bottom of my foot. I squeezed it and watery stuff came out. It's still there but not as hard. What could it be?

Any "lump": Should really be checked out by a doctor. What you describe sounds like a cyst of which there are a few different types. Without seeing the actual lesion anyone would just be guessing what it is. ...Read more

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I have what seems like a pimple on bottom of each foot. The weird thing is, it's in the same spot on both feet. Not red or itchy. Pain comes & goes.

I have what seems like a pimple on bottom of each foot. The weird thing is, it's in the same spot on both feet. Not red or itchy. Pain comes & goes.

Where on the foot: Is it in the forefoot, midfoot or bottom of the heel. It will need an evaluation by a dermatologist. Ask your physician for a referral. ...Read more

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Pimple like bump on side of foot that are itchy. Bumpy but itches like a mosquito bite. What is this?

Pimple like bump on side of foot that are itchy. Bumpy but itches like a mosquito bite. What is this?

Hard to say without: Seeing it. It could be a contact rash to something. Is it only on one foot? Any new creams, lotions, shoes? Do you have the rash anywhere else? I would recommend that you have it seen by your primary care doctor or a dermatologist, so that it can be diagnosed properly. Or if you are signed up for HealthTap Prime, you may be able to consult with one of us that way and send a photo. ...Read more

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I had what looked like a hard pimple on the bottom of my foot that I popped and now it won't stop bleeding. Is this a blood blister? What should I do?

I had what looked like a hard pimple on the bottom of my foot that I popped and now it won't stop bleeding. Is this a blood blister? What should I do?

Unlikely: You may have disrupted a blood vessel close to the skin or it's possible that you have infection or less likely malignancy. melanoma can occur on the sole of foot and be full of blood vessels so unless it looks like it's going away and no longer bleeding, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Like a pimple under the skin, hard, not filled with pus or anything, originally had one on finger under nail, now have one on bottom of foot?

Like a pimple under the skin, hard, not filled with pus or anything, originally had one on finger under nail, now have one on bottom of foot?

Callus: It could just be a callous or corn.
Try over the counter compound w, apply some neosporin to prevent infection.
If not improved see your dr. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more