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... and as long as there is skin, there is the possibility of developing a melanoma. Granted, the big toe has more area and is probably more apt by luck of the draw, or it is simply more visible. Still, melanoma can develop under any of a person's 10 toes. ... (9 replies)
... do you happen to know if melanoma of the toe nail always happens in one of the big toes? ... (9 replies)
... While melanoma on the nailbed is not unheard of, it is not extremely common. What is more common is simply a black spot on the nail that will grow out with the nail. It's good to get this checked out, but I would really monitor the nail in the next two weeks, if I were your partner. ... (9 replies)

... Hi all. Thanks so much for your replies. Hello to you too Siren! I remember talking to you on the Pregnancy Board. I hope all is well with your family! Bonnie, I will say a prayer for you and your family. ... (12 replies)
... please help, any advice would be greatly appreciated. My partner went to his GP this week as his large toe nail has a black patch on it but he's not sure how long it's been there. ... (9 replies)
... we think it's under the nail which means it's on the skin which means if the nail grows it won't make a difference, i'm so worried as you just don't expect anything nasty to grow on the toe do you? ... (9 replies)
... also on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet. ... (9 replies)
... hummmmm that is a strange place to have cancer. Is it right on top of the nail or is it under the nail. or is in on the skin around the nail. ... (9 replies)
... I whanged my big toe last winter and it's still black. The black part is slowly growing out, however. ... (9 replies)
... it's just me. I really want to get next week over and done with as the 'not knowing' is really stressful. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks for the reply. ... (18 replies)
... My sister has had a black nail for 6 years now. She went to see a consultant yesterday and was told that the diagnoses had come up positive for a melanoma in 2010 but her doctor didn't tell her and as a result failed to refer her to a specialist. ... (0 replies)
... More than likely it is an injury. But one way to determine this is to watch it as the nail grows out. ... (9 replies)
... I recently noticed ,since about 6 weeks a small brown spot on a fingernail, or well under the nail. ... (0 replies)
... biopsy of nail and nail bed next Friday. ... (13 replies)
... I've had this pigmented lesion on my right big toe for the past 4 months, it's not growing out and there is a slight raise. It does not hurt at all and it doesn't smell. ... (0 replies)
... You are doing the right thing by going to get it checked out. But there are other things that cause discolorations under the nail so try to stay calm. ... (3 replies)
... s nothing worse than fearing the unknown and the unusual. ... (9 replies)
... DC1977 Hi!!!!!!! how did your mole turn out. I am going through the same thing and i too am a hypochondriac. ... (9 replies)

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