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A 25-year-old male asked:

Hi. i have had a hard bump on bone in between ankle and knee. been there for a few years. started running, now terrible occasional pain. whats wrong? thought was shin splints but why does the lump/bump hurt?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Get examined.: Any change in a longstanding lump or bump needs to be evaluated. Please see your doc,and back off the running 50% (be sure you warm--up and stretch thoroughly before and after.any exercise)

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Last updated Feb 25, 2018

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