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Red spots on toe with pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   my girlfriend has dark red spots on her toe, it is spreading, it does not burn, it is swollen and throbbing, when pressure is applied it turns slightly purple. please help.
User :   hello?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
HI
User :   my girlfriend has dark red spots on her toe, it is spreading, it does not burn, it is swollen and throbbing, when pressure is applied it turns slightly purple. please help.
Doctor :  
May I know her age?
User :   17
Doctor :   Is she hurt?
User :   no, it isn't broken, but it does cause her pain
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
It looks like a collection of blood.
Doctor :  
It probably could have resulted due to injury.
User :   what should she do?
Doctor :  
If it isn't then she has to be evaluated by a doctor.
Doctor :   If the pain is very severe, I would advise her to see a doctor.\
User :   she's there now.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i'm just worried about her
Doctor :  
A doctor who is examining her would be able to give you more information about her condition.
User :   i know, i just want to have some info, see what i'm in for ya know? thanks timer's almost out
Doctor :   Hi
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Are you there?
User :   yup
Doctor :   Hi
User :   my friend has dark red spots on her toe, it is spreading, they do not burn, it is swollen and throbbing, when pressure is applied it turns slightly purple. please help.
Doctor :   I would suggest you to chat with us after seeing the doctor who I think will be able to give you information on what exactly is the condition.
Doctor :  
I would be able to provide more information after a diagnosis is made.
User :   ok, any guesses though? i'm stressing out, and i'm worried about her.
Doctor :  
I cannot guess what exactly it is, as it needs a physical examination.

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