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A Painful Knot On Your Foot
Knot so Fast.: You must consider two things . Is the knot located in a weight bearing or non-weight bearing area of the foot. Does the knot have normal soft skin covering it or calloused skin covering it. These choices can mean the difference between fibroma, porokeratoma, foreign body, wart or an intractable callous caused by pressure. And you thought it was just a knot. Go figure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a pea size hard knot on the top side of my right foot. If i touch it or hit it, it is very painful, otherwise it doesn't hurt. About 3 weeks
Ganglion cyst: This is a benign cyst that may cause pain by pressing against structures like nerves. If is is really bothersome, some physicians may recommend aspirating it but excision is really the best long term fix. ...Read more
Plantar fibroma: If it is indeed a hard cyst on the bottom of your foot it is probably a plantar fibroma- benign, not usually painful. It can be removed surgically but try a cortisone injection first. If there is no cyst- just pain then most likely it is plantar fasciitis and you need an orthotic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have discolored, painful knots on the top of my left foot. When i walk on it my foot will swell up & at night the swelling goes down. Testing for ra?
What does it mean to have a knot in the arch of the foot that's been there for 2 months and is very painful to the touch and sometimes when walking?
I have a bony knot that has appeared over the past year on the 2nd joint of my 2nd toe, left foot. Not painful at all but seems to be growing slowly?
See a foot doc: Have an xray and hear out your treatment options. It sounds like a possible exostosis, node, or hammertoe. ...Read more
I woke up with a swollen left leg, ankle, foot and very painful knot on the upper calf. It affects my ability to walk. Suspect knot is clot and doppler is ordered. Suggestions?
Bottoms of my feet covered w/ muscle knots.Too painful to walk. They are so bad they are visible. I have ms, could that be why.How to stop them?
My snow ski racing boots have made painful knots on the tops of my feet and 1 on my heel. I've fixed my boots but how do I get rid of the knots?
Knots: If they are skin and not bone you can use amlactin and it will soften up the lesions. ...Read more
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