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Noticed a small dark area of skin on the sole of my foot, just

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Noticed a small dark area of skin on the sole of my foot, just underneath my big toe, its been there for about a month now and it hasn't faded as I thought. Is it something worth getting checked?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

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Customer:

Hello?

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Customer:

Gareth

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi Gareth

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nice to meet you

Dr. Phil, MD :

Yes, you need this checked

Dr. Phil, MD :

it could be melanoma

Customer:

Ah... Could you give me a quick rundown on what melanoma is?

Dr. Phil, MD :

it is a type of skin cancer

Dr. Phil, MD :

it can grow under nails

Dr. Phil, MD :

that type is very dangerous and needs checked immediately

Customer:

I had a quick look online before asking this question, its not on the toe itself. I'll try and get in on Monday

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay

Customer:

Thank you for the quick replay

Dr. Phil, MD :

any more questions for me?

Customer:

From what I've described, what are the chances and how bad could it be?

Dr. Phil, MD :

I don't think so

Dr. Phil, MD :

I think it is likely benign

Dr. Phil, MD :

but it needs checked

Customer:

And how bad can it be?

Dr. Phil, MD :

worst case scenario is VERY bad

Dr. Phil, MD :

but that is rare

Customer:

Ah well, thank you very much

Dr. Phil, MD :

welcome :)

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did I do good work for you today?

Customer:

Yeah

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thanks

Customer:

Excellent service I would say

Dr. Phil, MD :

would you mind rating positive for me before leaving?

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I appreciate it :)

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Of course, bye

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
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