A 41-year-old female asked:
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i have a painful lump on my lower leg above my anke. no bruising, just a lump.?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Probably not serious: It is most likely either a ganglion cyst or a lipoma if it grows, or becomes symptomatic you should be seen. If it is a ganglion, it can be aspirated to both confirm the diagnosis and remove it.
Answered on Jan 14, 2019

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