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DrRussMD, Board Certified MD
Category: Dermatology
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There,I noticed a small brown, irregular shape mark

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Hi there,
I noticed a small brown, irregular shape mark on my small right toe, measuring 5-6mm. I think it has only been there a month or so ago - when I had trauma on the toe nail - but cannot be totally sure. The mark is totally flat and pretty much of a single colour, though it. I get have grown in size a little over the last few months, hence why I am now noticing it (again I am not entirely sure if it has grown or if my detection technique just got better).
I am concerned about it being something serious and would appreciate your opinion on what to do next. I am happy to act on to fast. I am 8 weeks pregnant too so very on being healthy for me and my upcoming baby. For info, I've done a BUPA check-up back in October 2015 (inc blood tests) and no irregularities were found.
Thanks in advance
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Photos of the lesion/mark are attached
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi there, is a doctor looking at this question please? Thanks
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
Can you attach a picture
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi, two pictures have been attached on this tread, thanks.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
YesThis looks like a mole.It is superficial and might not even be a mole, but must be examined with a dermatosope.See a dermatologist as this might need to be removed. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.