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Dark spot growing under toenail - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   Hi. My name is AAAAAAA I have a question about a large dark spot growing under my toenail...
Doctor :   since when is the lesion present ?
User :   It started about two or three weeks ago. It was small, almost unnoticable. But as time went on, it grew and grew. Now its about half the size of my entire toenail.
Doctor :   is there any itching around the nail ?
User :   No. None at all. And just yesterday, I noticed the nail over the dark spot is turning yellow.
Doctor :   it could be a contusion
User :   Whats that?
Doctor :   did you get hurt ?
User :   No.
Doctor :   its a superficial leak of blood
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