... Another thing that can cause a black spot under nail is a "blood blister", usually from some trauma to the nail with bleeding underneath it. That can be identified from melanoma, because it moves forward with growth of the nail, where a melanoma does not. ... (6 replies)
... answer today I looked at it again and it seemed to have grown away from the side of the toenail and towards the middle and it also moved towards the front of the nail I have no idea what it is can you help me. ... (0 replies)
... I hope that you have seen a doctor about this dark spot, if it didn't resolve on its own. If you still have it, you definitely should see a dermatologist or podiatrist, because such spots are often melanomas. Hopefully, you went to a doctor months ago or it went away. (4 replies)
... I have a black spot under my thumb nail. When it grew to the top of the underside of the nail I kept cutting the nail till the spot was gone. Obviously the spot is in the nail itself, not the skin underneath. Now yesterday I see the spot is back again and growing....doesn't hurt, doesn't smell, just there. ... (0 replies)
... years and I've seen 6 Doctors for it so far. 4 of them were hand surgeons, 1 dermatologist and 1 dermatological nail specialist. ... (2 replies)
... look to my nail making it a bit harder to get a good look at it lately. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks you! (4 replies)
Has the dark spot gotten bigger in the last few months and/or spread to other toenails? I think another possible cause is whether you've worn any footwear that may have been pinching this particular toenail.
I've dealt with several bouts of toenail fungus before and while it caused some of my nails to have an ugly whitish/yellowish color, I never felt any... (4 replies)
... A dark spot that appeared under my toenail was purpley,reddish,blackish. It just showed up one day. I thought it could be a bruise, but I don't recall hitting my toe. ... (4 replies)
Yours is an interesting question as its the first I have heard this.
Many people have the opposite (White) spots under the nail. It's possible you have knocked your nails at some tome or other and they have bled under the nail.
I'm sure its nothing to worry about but you could mention it next time you are at the Drs.
Solofelix. (3 replies)
... Sometimes people have splinter hemmorhages under the nail and it is a symptom of a problem. Of course a health professional could evaluate it properly. ... (3 replies)
... Recently i noticed that my left big toe got 2 tiny black spot like eyes on the smily face icon. there's also a tiny spot, seemed like the same type on my left fore finger. ... (3 replies)
... So for the last 2 and a half months this dark brown spot has been on my toenail, it hasn't grown with the toenail at all, and I can't find much information about it online, I found it in December when I removed my nail polish, and I thought it would start growing out by now but it really hasnt moved at all, I tend to drink a bit I think more than I should for my weight, and I... (1 replies)
... er about it. She referred me to a dermatologist. In the mean time it has increased in the area and it looks like it has some internal bleeding and a dark colored spot has appeared between the skin and the toe nail bed on that streak. ... (0 replies)
... This morning I notices there was a black spot under my pinky toenail, and it's sticking a little far out so it's not on the nail itself. There's also a little reddish or brownish dot right next to it. ... (0 replies)
... black spot under each of my big toe nails. My podiatrist said I am probably okay, but at first he was concerned about melanoma. ... (0 replies)
... Hello - Please let me know what you found out! I have the same EXACT thing going on under both big toe nails just as you described. I saw my podiatrist today and he wants me to go to a dermatologist. Please help me and let me know what your experience was? I hope all is well - Thank you! (1 replies)
Tried giving it a little scrape but it's in the nail itself (not on top) - weird or what, (2 replies)
... Look into Terrys nails. (1 replies)
... What would a black spot under my toe nail mean? ... (0 replies)