A member asked:

48weeks post operation for my achilles and i still have pain on my heel and theres a septic lump around my tendon area above the heel. the pain comes when its cold and mostly in the morning ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

You should be evaluated and treated by an orthopedic surgeon. The lump in question may not be septic but could be a cyst, fibrous scar, or a foreign body reaction. Sepsis implies infection which would have associated redness, burning and tenderness.

Answered Oct 7, 2019

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