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Hard Lump On Achilles Tendon
Lump on Achilles tendon. Mri shows nothing but the lump is visable just looking at my foot. Drs r stumped! very painful all the time. Any ideas?
An exam is needed!: There are a number of things. A painful lump on the tendon can range from a cyst to a calcification, or even the beginning of a rupture. There needs to be more info given. I will say that in view that it is on the achilles tendon (a very large tendon) and you are having pain, it needs to be looked at by a physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have pain in my Achilles tendon. I can be standing still, driving or walking. What is causing this and how can I stop it? There is a small lump also
Piezogenic papules: "small lumps" could be due to a variety of skin or soft tissue conditions. One common cause is piezogenic pedal papules which are small white bumps that may form on the outside of the heel. These bumps are more prominent when pressure is exerted on the feet when standing. These papules are normally painless, however, in some cases mild to moderate pain may exist with added pressure to the heel. ...Read more
I have a painless lump on my anterior tibialis ligament and my Achilles tendon on my left foot. No trauma. What could it be.
58y/o female- sore, warm to the touch, quarter sized lumps below her Achilles' tendon. Will call doc Monday if not gone, but could this be gout?
Is it possible? Yes: Does it sound like it? Not really. First off that's not really a joint area and gout usually affects joints. Without seeing the lumps it is hard to take a guess....I am it sure why hey would "disappear" by Monday.....if there is anyway you can show us a picture that would be helpful in us helping you. ...Read more
Tear: Aanytime there is a bump that is tender in the achillles area consider a partial tear and you would be at hiogh riskk for acute complete tear. Stop doing any jumping running, or stressing the achilles and seek medical attention. A littl rest and treatment now will save six months of recovery later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My active, athletic 19-year old son has pain in his Achilles tendon. He also feels a slight bump. What is it and what to do?
Go see the doctor...: The achilles tendon may have been injury and the bump may be noting the area. Have it checked because the injury may have occurred days, weeks, months before and the "bump" may be scar tissue that has developed. If unchecked, there is a risk of rupture. Don't wait until that happens. See the doctor and have it examined properly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can I do about scar tissue (a raised bump) on my Achilles tendon, which causes pain and interferes with footwear?
Should the smaller saphenous vein feel harder behind, and descending from the knee, than near the Achilles tendon?
Saphenous vein: no. Veins should not feel "hard". They should feel spongy or soft. It may be a phlebitis or clotting of that vein. Ibuprofen 3 times a day or alleve 2 x a day as an anti inflammatory helps along with a warm compress dressing can reduce that feeling in the vein. Go see your PCP. ...Read more
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