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Have a small, light brown spot on the bottom right of my big toenail. Recently worn tight boots. Toe doesn't hurt at all if pressed. fungus or bruise?

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In brief: Bruise

Mostly likely a bruise.
It should start to grow clear from the base of your nail going forward. If not see a podiatrist for a better diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Bruise

Mostly likely a bruise.
It should start to grow clear from the base of your nail going forward. If not see a podiatrist for a better diagnosis and treatment.
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In brief: Nail bruise

Redness at the base of a nail most probably is from trauma of some kind to the nail.
If there is a history of wearing tight boots or shoes, there can be a bruising of the nail base.

In brief: Nail bruise

Redness at the base of a nail most probably is from trauma of some kind to the nail.
If there is a history of wearing tight boots or shoes, there can be a bruising of the nail base.
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