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I have a stripe down my thumb nail for a few months and am taking minocycline. Could the med cause this or shoud i be concerned of something serious?

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Dr. Barry Lycka
Dermatology

In brief: Yes and no

A pigmentary band can represent many things - trauma, minocin, (minocycline) or even a melanoma.
This needs to be checked out.

In brief: Yes and no

A pigmentary band can represent many things - trauma, minocin, (minocycline) or even a melanoma.
This needs to be checked out.
Dr. Barry Lycka
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