Read below about black or brown foot bump, including causes and common questions. Or get a personalized analysis of your black or brown foot bump from our A.I. health assistant. At Buoy, we build tools that help you know what’s wrong right now and how to get the right care.

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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Black or Brown Foot Bump

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced black or brown foot bump. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Mole on the Foot

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

    Indefinite

    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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  2. 2.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.

    Blackheads should go away within the next 3-4 days

    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
  3. 3.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.

    Indefinite

    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

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

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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 had symptoms persist for:

    • 38% Over a Month
    • 23% Less Than a Week
    • 16% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced black or brown foot bump were most often matched with:

    • 75% Atypical Mole
    • 25% Blackhead
  • 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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