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Hard Knot Above Ankle On Front Bone Of Leg
Extreme right ankle pain but didn't injure it. Pain on the front part of the bone and shoots up the outside of my leg almost to my knee.
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
My inner legs just above my ankle bone front&back have a sharp, severe pain when touched. It increases for about 30 sec after touch then subsides?
You may have tarsal: Tunnel syndrome. Have it checked out by a podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedic doctor. ...Read more
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
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
I am 24.I have pain in front bones of legs below knee and in ankle bone. It increases on walking faster. I had x-ray, calcium, vit d, but got no benefit.
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
I started to train cardio a week ago. Why does it feel like my lower leg front part of bones hurt?
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?
I have multiple bumps on what feels like the bone of my lower left leg, very small but very firm. Why would this be?
Need evaluation: Hard bumps on the leg can be ossicles. Chipped bone, cyst or tumor ...Read more
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?
Even if there was a fracture, it should be healed in three months.
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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
I just noticed a small, painless and firm bump above my inner ankle bone. It seems fixed. What could this be?
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?
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
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
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
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
Went for a run and the front bone in my leg started to hurt, felt bruised...It was my fourth day running. What does that pain/discomfort mean?
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
Would bone spurs hurt 24/7? I have either those or a tendon problem. Front of ankle only hurts to lunge/jump and KILLS to tumble on if I try even once
I have a rock hard lump on shin about halfway down my leg. Sort of feels attached to bone. What could cause this?
Periosteal hematoma: If you had some local blunt trauma to your shin, the periosteal coating that surrounds the bone ("hot dog casing") is injured. As it is very vascular, it will bleed and can bulge and create a lump or hematoma. If it does not subside over the course of days to weeks, you should be evaluated ...Read more
Mass Unknown Foot: You definitely want to have someone check any masses of unknown origin (like dropping something on your foot). Sometimes these are ganglions, but they are soft normally. Could be a bone spur with soft tissue coverage needing an xray to diagnosis. I would start with an evaluation and xray to be safe and go from there. Dr rich blake. ...Read more
Painless lump has recently formed next to a 25 year old scar on front of lower leg. Over the bone. Ca 2 cm. What could that be?
Calcium/callous: Get it checked by a dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Whenever I run fast, my lower leg (espically the bone at front) gets in pain, though I warm up, did x-rays and everything was good.?
Leg pain: Possibilities: inflammatory issues such as periostitis, medial distal tibia stress syndrome, shin splints, or possible exercise induced compartment syndrome. Early stress fractures are often not detected on initial xrs. Consider having a bone scan or MRI if symptoms persist despite rest and conservative treatment. ...Read more
Why does my left hip almost every night? I get up scraming with it. It goes from my hip bone around front of my leg and ends at my knee.
I have this lump that appeared in the morning last thrusday and is hard like bone it is on the left leg it is to the right of the knee on the inner.
It could just be: A bony prominence of ur tibia or it could be a cyst. Go see ur dr for any concern. Take care! ...Read more
I sprained my ankle 9 weeks ago there is still a hard bump infront of my ankle bone on the outside is this normal it hurts to push on it what do I do?
Get CT: Sometimes a 'simple' ankle sprain is really a bone evulsion at this location and can continue to heard. A simple sprain should be resolved in 6-8 weeks max. Need evaluation with at least x-rays, but if there is any question, you need a ct or MRI based on examination and history. ...Read more