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Dark spots in between toes?

Dark spots in between toes?

See a podiatrist: It could be nothing or it could be a melanoma, have it checked by podiatry or dermatology. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

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


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Hi Drs I have dark spots under my feet, they seems to be growing slowly. My skin also sheds from the ankle down and between the toes. What could it be?

Hi Drs I have dark spots under my feet, they seems to be growing slowly. My skin also sheds from the ankle down and between the toes. What could it be?

Vascular: My initial thought is that this is due to poor circulation. You probably need a good physical to be sure that you are not diabetic and a good vascular exam of your lower extremities ...Read more

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Really dry, cracking, peeling skin on and in between toes, also small dry spots on hands and fingers and penis is also dry?

Really dry, cracking, peeling skin on and in between toes, also small dry spots on hands and fingers and penis is also dry?

Fungal: Most likely tinea pedis. Athletes feet with what is call I'd reaction on hands. Penis prob not related. Don't use ivory soap it is pure soak and drys skin too much ...Read more

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Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby (72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?

Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby (72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?

Any age mom: Ds can occur at ang maternal age but numbers climb a lot for older moms. If doc suspects some unusual issue it is best that s/he be up front about it and do appropriate screening or specific tests to define it. Proper diagnosis can either relieve you or make sure early treatments are started. ...Read more

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I have small red itchy spots on my palms of hands and same between my toes and soles of my feet. It occurred as of yesterday what could this be?

I have small red itchy spots on my palms of hands and same between my toes and soles of my feet. It occurred as of yesterday what could this be?

Could be fungus: Fungal infections of the feet can easily spread to your hands if contact was made with your feet. Between the toes tells me fungus. Fungus grow in moist environments. There are various agents used to treat this, but an important consideration here is your pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have what appears to be a callous between two toes it is gotten very scaly and causes me immense pain no rash raised pulpy spot peeling spreading?

Callous between toes: Is often the result of the two adjacent bones rubbing against each other. If this is the case a podiatrist can shave down the underlying bone to eliminate this problem. ...Read more

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I have a 'streaky' looking mole on the sole of my foot, one between my toes and a new flat brown spot has appeared on my palm. Should I be concerned?

I have a 'streaky' looking mole on the sole of my foot, one between my toes and a new flat brown spot has appeared on my palm. Should I be concerned?

Need evaluation: Moles on surfaces not exposed to sun especially with recent changes are concerning. They should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is there an easy way to remove dark spots from toes?

Is there an easy way to remove dark spots from toes?

Dark Spots: If they are new they should be biopsy. If want them removed there are many ways but need correct diagnosis. Can be shaved, laser etc. See local podiatrist. ...Read more

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Can I get surgery on the dark spots on my toes?

Can I get surgery on the dark spots on my toes?

Biopsy: Should there be a suspicion of skin malignancy they may need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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Please explain why I have dark spots in my toes?

I can't: Without seeing them. But, any color change should be examined to make sure it is not any form of skin cancer or the likes. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why I have dark spots in my toes?

Could you tell me why I have dark spots in my toes?

I can not: It is possible you have tight shoes which could cause frictional rubbing or hyperpigmented skin. If this is not the reason you should have it looked at, . ...Read more

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Have toe fungus, now random dark round spots?

Have toe fungus, now random dark round spots?

Fungus: This could be the fungus turning from an acute presentation to a chronic presentation as the two can look different. It could be ring worm, or a variety of other dermatologic conditions. ...Read more

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I have dark spots on my 2 toes and I'm leaving on Friday on vacation and want to wear sandals. How can I get it off?

Paint Nail Plate?: You may have some bleeding under your nail plate if it is Black. If it is more of a yellow color, It could be fungus. If it is black and the toe is not tender, you will need to be patient an allow it to grow out. If it is yellow, then it is most likely a fungus. If the toe is not tender and you are simply concerned about appearance, then you may want to just paint the nail plate. H ...Read more

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Are the soft dark spots on top of my toes corns? And how do I get rid of them? They don't hurt and they're not hard, they're just ugly.

Are the soft dark spots on top of my toes corns? And how do I get rid of them? They don't hurt and they're not hard, they're just ugly.

Without seeing: Hard to tell, but they can be. If they are its the underlying bone that causes the problem. You would want to avoid tight shoes. If this is a chronic problem a foot doc can repair thru a simple surgery. ...Read more

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I have two dark spots on my big toes (brownish color) - one on each 'knuckle' area of toe. Skin feels slightly rough there;no pain. What is it?

I have two dark spots on my big toes (brownish color) - one on each 'knuckle' area of toe. Skin feels slightly rough there;no pain. What is it?

Shoes, Shoes: It certainly sound like you shoes may be responsible. You need better fitting shoes of better fitting feet. ...Read more

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Hi! I have this dark spot on my toe, is this ok? It didn't grow or change, has been here for months

Yes: It should be fine, but keep an eye on it. Over your lifetime, "birthmarks" can occur anywhere on your body and can be relatively benign. Unless there is irregularity, bleeding, or concerning features such as open wound, it usually isn't something to worry about. However, if you are worried, see your dermatologist or podiatrist for a biopsy. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How to get a very dark spot out of the inside of your toes?

How to get a very dark spot out of the inside of your toes?

Agree: But could also be leather dye from shoe. Can't tell you how many times this happens but play it safe and get it checked. ...Read more

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My son 15 years old has a two dark brown-purple spot under his big toe?

My son 15 years old has a two dark brown-purple spot under his big toe?

Spots: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I noticed a small dark spot underneath my big toe nail for weeks. It's not growing but still there. Is this something to be concerned about?

I noticed a small dark spot underneath my big toe nail for weeks. It's not growing but still there. Is this something to be concerned about?

Exam needed: A new dark spot under the nail can have several causes, including bruising from minor trauma and melanoma. More information and an examination are needed to sort this out. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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A black spot appeared on my left foot between big toe and next toe, is very dark and is spreading what could it be?

A black spot appeared on my left foot between big toe and next toe, is very dark and is spreading what could it be?

This needs to be: Examined. Pigmented lesions on the foot have a poor prognosis as they are often found late.....please see a podiatrist or dermatologist for exam and possible biopsy. ...Read more

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Erm I am having a dark spot or a big black dot under the toe of my left foot. It is really big and almost about 1/3 of the toe. What should I do?

Get it looked at by: A doctor it could be a plantar melanoma. If not treated it could be trouble. Might be nothing but a black spot on the bottom of the foot we always have a high suspicion for cancer, especially in an dark skinned individual. A similar thing was the demise of bob marley. ...Read more