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I have a lesion on my toe next to the pinky that I thought…

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I have a lesion...

I have a lesion on my toe next to the pinky that I thought was a blister. 3 months later it is now swollen ans not healing.

Doctor's Assistant: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?

Swelling around 5 weeks. No i jury from memory

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have the gene for Motor Neurone Disease. It runs in our family ..2 from each generation since 1858

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dermatology
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Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 8 months ago
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Hello

Welcome and Thank you for your query posted.

My name is***** and being a Skin, Hair and Nail specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

Please note that my Goal is to provide you with an Excellent Service .

Before I answer your question I would like to get some more information:

Could you send me a photo of the condition at your convenience?

You can upload the photo on www.photobucket.com and send me the link

Other method of uploading photo or a file is:

1.Click the paperclip icon

2.Click the Browse icon

3.Click the Browse button

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Will upload pic in moment
Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 8 months ago

Sure Thank you very much . Will see the photo and reply to your query.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Ok where is the paper clip icon?
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Now i see it
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
This is painful when in shoes and burns at night in bed. But doesn't hurt when walking bare foot
Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 8 months ago

Thank you very much for the photo sent.

do you get any discharge from the area?

do you have any history of swelling in the toe with redness ?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No discharge. No blood at all and no history of swelling. I am a very fit lady. As i said, I thought it was a blister initially.
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I don't smoke. I exercise reguarly. I eat healthy food.
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I need to go to sleep soon. I get up very early for work. I am travelling overseas on Monday so really just wondering if you think a visit to GP can wait a week. I am okay dealing with the pain.
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Ok I am now going to sleep. I will go see my GP when I get back from overseas.
No need to respond.
Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 8 months ago

Thank you for your reply.

I am sorry as i had network issues.

This looks like Keratoacanthoma

This would need treatment from a Dermatologist and Not a general physician.

I would strongly recommend you get a skin biopsy done as the lesion is there since 3 months and now a non healing ulcer like lesion .

Please do get back to me in case of any further queries.

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Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 8 months ago

There is no problem to wait for a week however , a biopsy from the site or a non invasive dermascopy test would be the correct way ahead.

Please do this within a month at least

. You can safely travel for now

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Dermatologist: Dr. Pravin, Dermatologist replied 8 months ago

Please note that you need to visit a Dermatologist for this and not a GP

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