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Sore on toe that looks like a whitehead pimple

I have a small sore that looks like a whitehead pimple. It's on the toe next to my big toe, at the base, not in between. It appeared this morning. I haven't been walking around barefoot or anywhere strange. I don't have a fever and the bump is a bit sore and slightly swollen. I don't have athlete's foot and this is the only sore. I haven't had anything like this before and I'm a Caucasian 45 year old female. Does anyone have any ideas what this might be?
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replied November 10th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
It could be wart or fungal infection.
Try topical antifungal like terbinafine and look for the response.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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