Hello. Im wondering about black marks that developed under my 3 year olds toe nails a few months ago.
I assumed he hurt his toes, but don`t remember it happening.
I first noticed them around 6 months ago.
They are located on both of the big toes.
one starts at the bottom and makes a line ( it isnt necessarily straight) a quarter of the way up ( right foot )
The other is a black blotch at the top of the toe ( left foot)
they sort of look like permanent marker marking but theyre definetly under the toe.
Today i decided to look it up .. thought it might be a fungus or something
I found the melanoma under the nail bed.
It says its very rare in caucasian people (like my son) and in children ( hes only 3!)
But im still worried.
Have you had melanoma under the toe nail? what did it look like ? .. do you know if children have had it ??
what were the outcomes ??
for the 6 months that ive noticed it. It hasnt gotten bigger.. its always been black like parmenent black marker, never red or yellow or any other type of bruise color.
signed worried mama.. heading to the docs monday morning.