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Raised skin on index toe, purple discolouration, pain on pressing. Causes?

I noticed some raised skin on my index toe on my left foot . The only time my bare foot touches the ground is when I use the bath tub at my residence otherwise my feet always have shoes, socks, or slippers on. It was purplish and when I pressed on it, the inside became red. It has VERY little pain if I push it. What is it??
Asked On : Mon, 24 Sep 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query

You might have developed a callosity.

It develops due to constant friction.

Another possibility is pyogenic granuloma.

A photograph would have helped me in giving a closer diagnosis.

It can be cured by using keratolytics like salicylic acid.

surgical removal can also be done.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Wed, 4 Sep 2013
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