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Black or Brown Foot Bump Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions

Understand your black or brown foot bump symptoms, including 3 causes and common questions.

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Contents

  1. 3 Possible Black Or Brown Foot Bump Causes
  2. Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  3. Statistics

3 Possible Black Or Brown Foot Bump Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced black or brown foot bump. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Mole on the foot

Moles are growths on the skin. They happen when pigment cells in the skin, called melanocytes, grow in clusters.

Rarity: Uncommon

Top Symptoms: unchanged foot bump, black or brown foot bump, small foot lump, bump's smooth border, uniformly black/brown foot bump

Symptoms that always occur with mole on the foot: unchanged foot bump, black or brown foot bump

Urgency: Wait and watch

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Blackhead

Blackheads are caused by hair follicles becoming clogged with oil & dead skin cells. When the clogged pore is open to the air, the air turns the outermost layer black through oxidation.

Rarity: Common

Top Symptoms: small facial lump, black or brown facial bump

Symptoms that always occur with blackhead: small facial lump, black or brown facial bump

Urgency: Self-treatment

Atypical mole

Moles are growths on the skin. They happen when pigment cells in the skin, called melanocytes, grow in clusters. Certain moles are considered "atypical" because of their size and characteristics, which require careful watching and possibly even biopsy in order to monitor for development into cancer.

Rarity: Uncommon

Top Symptoms: severe abdominal lump, brown-colored skin changes, moderate abdominal lump, atypical abdominal bump features, growing abdominal bump

Symptoms that always occur with atypical mole: black or brown abdominal bump, atypical abdominal bump features

Urgency: Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Black Or Brown Foot Bump

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Is the border of the bump round or are there jagged edges?
  • Is the bump one shade of black/brown or a mix?
  • Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Is the bump caused by thickened skin?

The above questions are also covered by our A.I. Health Assistant.

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions

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Black Or Brown Foot Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced black or brown foot bump have also experienced:

  • 13% Big Toe Pain
  • 10% Heel Pain
  • 8% Toe Pain

People who have experienced black or brown foot bump were most often matched with:

  • 75% Atypical Mole
  • 25% Blackhead

People who have experienced black or brown foot bump had symptoms persist for:

  • 38% Over a month
  • 23% Less than a week
  • 16% Less than a day

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.