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Doctor insights on: Hard Knot Above Ankle On Front Bone Of Leg

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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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I just sprained my ankle this afternoon. I went to the hospital and the dr took forever to tell me that it was severely sprained. I feel like its dislocated but it sends sharp pains throughout my leg it hurts on the outside of my ankle bone and the front

Follow instructions.: Going to the emergency room is not like going to a doctor's office. The procedure for having testing done can take some time. More to the point, at first view it appears not to be fractured. So go with it. Begin with rest, ice compression and elevation. Crutches are an option. The pain will be easier to treat with the ice and elevation. Follow up with the orthopedic surgeon on call and relax. ...Read more

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I have a hard quarter sized lump on my right leg on the shin bone right above my right ankle on the tendon and I was wondering what this sounds like?

I have a hard quarter sized lump on my right leg on the shin bone right above my right ankle on the tendon and I was wondering what this sounds like?

It could be: It may very well be a ganglionic cyst/ganglion. This is a common location for something like this. But there are other bony and soft tissue cyst/masses that could less commonly account for this. I would encourage you to have a physician evaluate this lesion to make sure it's not something more concerning. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I feel a knot on the back of my ankle bone?

What does it mean if I feel a knot on the back of my ankle bone?

Knot: It is impossible to know from the information provided. I would recommend that you see your podiatrist and look into this. If it is nothing at least you will know. If it is something that needs to be addressed you will have it covered. ...Read more

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I started to train cardio a week ago. Why does it feel like my lower leg front part of bones hurt?

Shin splints: Sounds like shin splints. Slow down on high impact cardio and do walking instead until the pain is gone. ...Read more

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I have pain in my front leg below my pelvic bone it locks up on me often and hurts all the time what could it be?

Many options: Arthritis, a dislocated hip, a fracture due to osteoporosis, muscle spasm, a pinched nerve and many other possibilities. If this does not resolve. Call your doctor! ...Read more

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3 months ago I hit the outer part of my ankle hard (on a pointed corner) in the hollow area around the ankle bone. Shouldn't it be healed by now?

3 months ago I hit the outer part of my ankle hard (on a pointed corner) in the hollow area around the ankle bone. Shouldn't it be healed by now?

Yes: Even if there was a fracture, it should be healed in three months.
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I got hit in the leg 2 weeks ago and noticed the skin there feels hard as bone. Is this normal?

I got hit in the leg 2 weeks ago and noticed the skin there feels hard as bone. Is this normal?

Probably: Any trauma to an area will cause a local reaction. This is probably nl. However, go see a doctor to make sure you don't have a hematoma that needs attention. ...Read more

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Good mornin doc. I'm experiencing a sharp pain in. My front bone leg. Can u help me?

Good mornin doc. I'm experiencing a sharp pain in. My front bone leg. Can u help me?

Difficult: To pinpoint without further detail or examination, but sometimes a nerve in front of thigh can get pinched, or something in the bone is present that's causing pain. ...Read more

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I just noticed a small, painless and firm bump above my inner ankle bone. It seems fixed. What could this be?

I just noticed a small, painless and firm bump above my inner ankle bone. It seems fixed. What could this be?

NEED A VISUAL.: Without being able to see it, it sounds like a fibroma. Only by seeing it and touching it would I be able to determine if a biopsy is needed. Follow-up with a podiatrist.
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Recently started. As of june 2013. Sudden pain spikes in front of lower leg, deep into bone. Deep ache follows. What could be the cause of this?

Recently started. As of june 2013. Sudden pain spikes in front of lower leg, deep into bone. Deep ache follows. What could be the cause of this?

Shin splint: Or stress fracture or nerve pain. If you're an athlete the top two conditions are more likely. If not, nerve pain is. At any rate see a pain physician or orthopedic surgeon for a good physical exam. ...Read more

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I fell and hit my leg on the metal stairs while going up. This was about 4 weeks ago and there is a lump on my shine still. Its hard like a bone?

I fell and hit my leg on the metal stairs while going up. This was about 4 weeks ago and there is a lump on my shine still. Its hard like a bone?

Hematoma residual: Likely the hit to the shin resulted in a hematoma, or collection of blood under the skin over the bone. These collections of blood clot up and heal but can leave scars, in the forms of lumps under the skin. Sometimes they can calcify. In most cases, the lump is inconsequential. In time with gentle deep circular massage, the lump can recess. ...Read more

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I get awful pain in the front of my right lower leg that I can only describe as bone pain. Is there anything that can be done to help/relieve this?

I get awful pain in the front of my right lower leg that I can only describe as bone pain. Is there anything that can be done to help/relieve this?

Take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibu-: Profen for pain. Get it checked by your gp, as you need to be investigated with an xray, at least. Resting would be helpful.
A detailed history would be worthwhile. ...Read more

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There's this non painful lump under my outer ankle. It looks like an extra bone but it's not very hard. What could it be?

There's this non painful lump under my outer ankle. It looks like an extra bone but it's not very hard. What could it be?

Varies: There are a number of possibilities such as a ganglion, a calcification in the adjacent tendon, an accessory bone that did not fuse among many other possibilities. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have puffy pouches, size of walnuts, in front of my outside ankle bones, what causes this, I don't see them on other people?

I have puffy pouches, size of walnuts, in front of my outside ankle bones, what causes this, I don't see them on other people?

Effusion?: Some individuals build up fluid in their joints. This is called an effusion. You may weant to seek the care of an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon. One in your area can be found at www. Aofas. Org. ...Read more

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I have many multiple small bumps I can feel under the skin on the bone of my left leg, some firm, some slightly firm. What kind of Dr should I see?

I have many multiple small bumps I can feel under the skin on the bone of my left leg, some firm, some slightly firm. What kind of Dr should I see?

Start with a general: Doctor. If exam shows that these are in the skin or subcutaneous tissue, dermatologist or plastic surgeon is the proper specialist. If exam shows that these are in the bone, orthopedic surgeon. And if these are rhematoid nodules, a rheumatologist. ...Read more