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Wichita, KS
A 36-year-old female asked:

Left calf pain, tightness and swelling since summer. noticed a large painful lump near the achilles tendon. it feels about the size of a golf ball. ?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Family Medicine 49 years experience
Requires examination: orthopedic exam and imaging as well as antiinflammatory therapy, You may have an Achilles tendon cyst which may require excision or aspiration. The calf pain is worrisome and I suggest a venous doppler ( ultrasound) of your left lower leg with comparison to the right leg.
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