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i have a knot on the bottom of my foot

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Knot: There are a lot of choices here and no way that it can be answered on this forum. You need to see your podiatrist for an evaluation where you will ge ... Read More

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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankur Dharia
20 years experience Podiatry
Plantar Fibroma??: Could be a plantar fibroma. There are conservative therapies (agressive stretching, accomodative inserts, icing, medications) and also surgical remov ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Any pain?: It is difficult to assess the lesion without a proper physical exam. Clues such as pain, swelling and visual characteristics of the lesion would help ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Collin Ball
12 years experience Podiatry
Plantar fibroma: If its under the skin possibly a ganglion cyst or plantar fibroma which are both benign soft tissue masses. Options include watch and wait, shoe modif ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Soft tissue mass: You might have a soft tissue mass such as a lipoma which is a collection of fat. Lipomas can be moved and can be found in the foot.
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Lump: Foot lumps can be many things from a ganglion cyst to tendonitis and many others. Was any trauma to it, did it come on quickly?
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
7 years experience Podiatry
Spot on foot: 1st of all congratulations! not too many ppl make it a habit to check the bottom of their feet. You can check to see if there is any fluid in that b ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
43 years experience Podiatry
Growth: You could have a variety of conditions. If it encased within the large ligament like structure it may be a plantar fibroma. You should consult a podia ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
24 years experience Podiatry
Might be related: The lump could be a fibroma. This can possibly pinch a nerve branch leading to the numbness. Have your foot evaluated by a local physician
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See either: Podiatrist or dermatologist for clinical exam, possible x-ray and biopsy of lesion.
A member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Cyst: Most of the time these are benign cysts but have it checked.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I don't think the : Two are related. The is limited info provided. Perhaps, a neuroma and a blister? Yu really need to see a doc (podiatrist) in person for an exam.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
46 years experience Cardiology
Insuff Info: Sounds like could be infected. Do U have any recollection of banging it or stepping on something. Do U walk barefoot, could be a splinter now infected ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Need more info: Was there any trauma? When does this pain occur: is it only on weight bearing or in shoes? Any skin abnormalities or swelling?
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Tough to say: Without examining the foot and getting xrays, MRI or ct scan, it's hard to tell you exactly what is causing your problem. Could be a soft tissue mass ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Could be: Many things. Not enough information.
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not enough info: to know. Recommend podiatry evaluation.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Many things: But without seeing it very difficult to diagnose. Likely a blister, bite or start of fungus best to get it checked.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hogan
45 years experience Podiatry
Cover with gauze: Cleanse the area with soap and water. Cover with gauze. Allow the blister to break on its own.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Knot: It may be a callus.Check with podiatrist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Consider: Having it shaved.

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