Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
200 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Have keloid in one fingers. Getting itchy and burning brown residue under nails and on skin. What is this?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Gaurang Krishna

Dermatologist

Practicing since :2006

Answered : 520 Questions

default
Posted on Mon, 23 Jul 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have been to the doctor since 2004 about this brown stuff coming out of my skin. If I wear black, you can see a reddish brown tint on my clothes. I leave this residue on walls, doors, etc. I have a weird keloid legion on one of my fingers. I douse the legion with peroxide and cut away the infected looking skin that turns yellowish white. This is all happening with this brown residue under my nails and on my skin. What is this? Please help. It itches and burns.
doctor
Answered by Dr. Gaurang Krishna 9 hours later
Hello,

Thanks for writing in.

What you have described is not a common problem.

Before asking you any further questions, I need to see the brown stuff that comes out of your skin and the keloid looking lesion on your fingers. That would be the starting point of our discussion as it will give my thinking a concrete direction.

You may upload a pic of your lesion and the brown stuff that you are talking about, using the "upload your reports feature" on the query page.

Awaiting your response

Thanks
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on