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i have a knot on the top of my foot

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: Ice the lump until you see them.

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Xray: You might want to get an xray of the foot just to be sure you didn't get a small fracture of any of the many bones of the top of your foot for peace o ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Foot redness: You may have cellulitis. Examination is necessary. It can be several things. Like gout or infection or injury. It depends if it is painfull or not. Ne ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
It could be...: An arthritic lump of bone over a joint that also has a nerve running over it. This could produce the sensations you describe. See a podiatrist for d ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Foot issues: Many issues here: likely ganglion cyst or dorsal osteophyte, hallux valgus, venous insufficiency, and neuropathy.
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Not necessarily: Get an xray and see an orthopedist.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
EXOSTOSES: (bony "bump"s) are very common on the foot ( the most common place is the heel (Heel "spur" Unless it causes a problem..(shoe fitting etc) IGNORE it ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
56 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Many etiologies: Unlikely to be rheumatoid arthritis. More likely a clotting problem. If you are taking estrogen-progesterone birth control pill, then stop it for now. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
Depends: Many things can cause pain to the top of the foot. If no trauma, or overuse activity, then shoe irritation (laces too tight or shoe too tight) is comm ... Read More
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