A 35-year-old female asked:
what are possible causes of sudden pain of top of foot with the apeearance of a bump and swelling? thank u
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jason Stokes answered
22 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst of some type: Several things can cause it, there are deposits like lipomas, epidermal cysts, that are benign but can be painful. A common problem in that area can be a ganglion cyst. These are small benign growths that occur on tendons. They are all easily sorted out on physical exam. You should see a primary care doctor.
Answered on Oct 20, 2019
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