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Hard Lump On My Ankle
I have a hard lump on my stomach, ankle, and upper leg that is no bigger than a pea what should I do?
Size doesn't : Matter, at least not here. Lumps, need to be investigated. The fact you have three in different anatomical regions, just means you have three reasons to go see a dermatologist and have them looked at. ...Read moreGet help now ›
In regards to the hard lump on the back of my.Ankle near my.Tendon it is rock hard and has been for a year and a half. Not soft or spongy?
Bone spur: You need to see a dr for evaluation. It seems that you have a bone spur but x-ray is needed. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have a lump on my ankle that I started noticing 3 months ago. Does not hurt and feels hard. Seems to align with the tendon. Thoughts? I have an appointment scheduled in five days with a orthopedic surgeon.
Cyst/partial tear: There are many causes of lumps on tendons. Common ones include a tendon sheath cyst or partial tear with inflammation surrounding the area of healing. It is good to get it checked out by an orthopedist, to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have a hard itchy lump on the inside of my ankle. It's been there for a few years. It's slightly red, what could it be?
Cyst: It sounds to me like it maybe is a Cyst that is irritated by shoes or boots . see your PCP for an examination or a Dermatologist for complete diagnosis. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Have an xray done: Ankle sprain often result in fractures of the ankle. An xray is the only way to determine if your fibula is fractured. You should see podiatric or orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for treatment. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have a nickel sized lump on the back of my ankle It began with what looked like a bug bite now its a hard lump I've had it for 1.5 weeks What is it?
Does it itch?: It could still be a bug bite. Certain flies like the deer fly and others can leave a pretty good welt that can linger for weeks. If it becomes painful, warm to touch or develops fluid in it then it is time to get it looked at to ensure no infection. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Broke and sprained ankle in Aug. Noticed today a hard lump just above high ankle slightly to the outside of leg. Concern? Normal? What is this?
See orthopedic: doctor and have it checked. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have a hard lump on my lower inner left leg about halfway between my knee and ankle you cannot see it only feel it and can be sensitive to touch should I be worried ?
Should be evaluated : Although the majority of lumps and bumps that appear on arms and legs are benign. The only way to be sure is to see a doctor and have it examined. Sometimes an MRI is needed to make the diagnosis. Best not to ignore it especially if it is painful or sensitive. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have a hard lump that is sore on the back of my ankle right next to my achilies tendon. What could it be? I've had it for about a year and a half and its causong discomfort
Ganglion cyst?: Difficult to say what it could be without seeing, but it could be a ganglion cyst. Thisis a tumor or swelling on top of a joint or the covering of a tendon. It looks like a spongy sac (cyst). Inside the cyst is a thick, sticky, clear, colorless, jellylike material. A physical exam is often needed to diagnose a ganglion cyst. See your doctor for evaluation & treatment options. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Housemate,55, hit calf with bike pedal 4 days ago. Formed painful,hard lump, little bruising. Now ankle below is purple and puffy. Low income. Advise?
Dependent bruising.: When you injure the leg, the blood from the bruising can travel down the fascial plans and end up forming a bruise lower in the leg. A simple answer to this could be a support stocking or even an ace wrap. If he has pain in the calf or what feels like a hard chord in the calf he should be checked out for the possibility of a blood clot. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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