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Doctor insights on: Bone On The Side Of The Foot

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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5 weeks+ after 2nd grade ankle sprain. Mild pain above round bone on r side of l foot when i walk n sometimes when i stand or press it. What is that?

Many possibilities: Possible cause of your pain may include sprain, bursitis, fracture, contusion, neuritis, but of course there are a multitude of other possibilities. Get the feet inspected by a professional to determine the cause of the problem, as treatment varies depending on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Bone growing out of side of my foot. What is this called?

Bone growing out of side of my foot. What is this called?

Tailor's : Assuming it is on the outside of the foot near the little toe, it is called tailor's bunion. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a 23yo female to have bone cancer on the side of her foot?

What are the chances of a 23yo female to have bone cancer on the side of her foot?

Unlikely: Osteosarcomas or Ewing's sarcoma or even synovial sarcomas are rare diseases. There are genetic predispositions to these diseases, but the bone sarcomas commonly occur around the knee or the shoulder, but it doesn't have to be. I'd see a physician if this is giving you pain or other symptoms. ...Read more

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Can a 23yo female get primary bone cancer on the side of her foot no history of cancer in family?

Can a 23yo female get primary bone cancer on the side of her foot no history of cancer in family?

Rare occurrence: Any one can get bone cancer.Foot tumors are generally rare no matter what age of patient and family history. Primary bone cancer is not caused by a faulty gene that can be passed down through families. But people who have particular rare genetic syndromes have higher risk of some types of bone cancer than other people.Tumor type usually depends on age of patient. There are always exceptions. ...Read more