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Lump on leg above injured ankle

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Duggan
36 years experience Podiatry
Lumps: Depends on where they are ...Some are swelling others can be bone or scar tissue. Painful or unstable ankles should be seen by your doctor to make sur ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Her Pediatrician: Would evaluate her first and well direct you if need be to another specialist, wish you both wellness
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Get checked for : Strain, sprain on knee and ankle, and bruised muscle and soft tissues. Taking nsaids/motrin and applying warm packs may help in the meantime. Take car ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
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No need to worry: The lump would simply reflect healing tissue. If its not painful at all, I wouldn't be concerned. There could have been s a stress fracture of the und ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: just inflammation/infection at the injured area, you want to see your doctor as you may need prescription medications, wish you well
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematoma: It's possible that the shin injury caused subcutaneous bleeding(black and blue discoloration would have been present) and that blood leaked down the l ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Stone
26 years experience Palliative Care
OVERUSE VS CYST?: Sounds like you are active. Seeing a picture would be helpful It could be inflammatory response. Might be helpful to have imaging of the knee given th ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Possible ganglion: But all lumps should be examined by a doc and consideration of biopsy be performed.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably not: BUT it is unexplained and with the color change, you should have it checked. Get an appointment and meanwhile apply hot compresses to see if it goes ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
New skin issues: Always best to see your doctor for new skin issues than arise suddenly

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