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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Mass On Ankle

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I've been hit repetitively on my inner right ankle. I now how a hard mass that's been there for almost a year. What could it be?

I've been hit repetitively on my inner right ankle. I now how a hard mass that's been there for almost a year. What could it be?

Ankle knot: Repetitive striking of a bone, in this cases the inner ankle (tibia or medial malleolus), can cause bony changes. Reactive changes such as hypertrophy of the bone, or a bony growth can develop as a result of the constant trauma to the bone. Try and wear a shield like in soccer to avoid hitting the inside of the ankle. ...Read more

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Palpable mass on left inside ankle. Inconclusive results with xrays, mri with contrast, and ultrasound. What could this be?

Palpable mass on left inside ankle.  Inconclusive results with xrays, mri with contrast, and ultrasound.  What could this be?

Proceed with caution: It could be time to have another set of eyes and hands examine your foot. More definitive information is needed. Things like size, color, temperature, pain and mobility are just a few. Is it enlarging and how fast. How long have you been aware of it. It could be that these concerns have already been asked and answered. In that case, proceed with caution. ...Read more

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Injured my Rt ankle in Feb 13 and wore a black boot for 9 months ankle wasn't healing right 6 months later found mass in Rt thigh are the two related?

Injured my Rt ankle in Feb 13 and wore a black boot for 9 months ankle wasn't healing right 6 months later found mass in Rt thigh are the two related?

Leg Mass: Is the MASS in Thigh in the Bone or muscle or soft Tissue? Biopsy can answer many questions. Also how did you fracture the ankle..was it due to trauma or "spontaneous"? ...Read more

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I am having surgery on my inner right ankle for a 1.4cm mass thats between bone and nerve the nerve might be connected. How big will the incision be. ?

I am having surgery on my inner right ankle for a 1.4cm mass thats between bone and nerve the nerve might be connected. How big will the incision be. ?

You would : Have to ask the surgeon. If your mass is 1.4 cm I would think the incision would have to be at least that length plus a little bit longer on each side to ensure the entire mass is removed. ...Read more

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I just sprained my ankle (feels like Grade 1) a few hours ago and need to sit thru a 3 hour Easter mass. I am also going skiing in 4 days so want to speed up recovery. What should I do? Thinking to maybe skip mass!

I just sprained my ankle (feels like Grade 1) a few hours ago and need to sit thru a 3 hour Easter mass. I am also going skiing in 4 days so want to speed up recovery. What should I do? Thinking to maybe skip mass!

Sprain treatment: Several things you can do. Most importantly is ice and elevate. Energy healing with Reiki or therapeutic touch could help. Acupuncture is also a great choice. NSAIDS for swelling and inflammation and things like arnica, bromelin, chrondroitin sulfate also help with inflammation and healing. ...Read more

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My 2 year old daughter has hypotonia low muscle mass in her ankles and cannot walk. What can I expect?

My 2 year old daughter has hypotonia low muscle mass in her ankles and cannot walk. What can I expect?

Get a diagnosis...: Before a prognosis you need a diagnosis. This could represent any number of conditions. I would see an pediatrician, pediatric orthopedist or pediatric neurologist to get a diagnosis and start treatment. ...Read more