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How To Differentiate A Hematoma From A Melanoma?

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Posted on Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Question: I have a 3/4 inch dark blue or back spot on the sole of my foot. Please tell me if it appears to be a hematoma or melanoma. I sent a very clear image yesterday.
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Rahul Kumar (15 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Photograph required

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
Dark spot can even be due to fungal infection.
Can you please upload a photograph of the involved area.
This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis and better way of management.
Waiting for your response.
Thank you.
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How To Differentiate A Hematoma From A Melanoma?

Brief Answer: Photograph required Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for the query. Dark spot can even be due to fungal infection. Can you please upload a photograph of the involved area. This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis and better way of management. Waiting for your response. Thank you.