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Hard skin on top of middle toe?

Hard skin on top of middle toe?

More details.: You are not giving a whole lot to go on. Hard skin on the toe is usually a result of underlying bone rubbing on the shoe or a skin infection of some sort. ...Read more

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Hard ball of gristle fat, under the skin on my leg what is it?

Hard ball of gristle fat, under the skin on my leg what is it?

see your doctor: Your doctor needs to view it and give you instructions on what to do with it. It may be a foreign body that needs to be removed. ...Read more

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What do I do? Swelling under ball of foot underneath small toe?

What do I do? Swelling under ball of foot underneath small toe?

Swelling: This sounds like capsulitis of the joint. This usually involves biomechanical problems causing excessive pressure. See your podiatrist for an exam ...Read more

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Sudden hard lump over big toe joint. Lots of pain. Can't wear sneaker. Ball of foot/ankle/big toe pain. Hard time walking. What could it be?

Sudden hard lump over big toe joint. Lots of pain. Can't wear sneaker. Ball of foot/ankle/big toe pain. Hard time walking. What could it be?

Possible mass: It is possible that you have a soft tissue mass over your big toe joint. If there is a history of trauma to the area, it could be a ganlionic cyst. An x-ray is needed to rule out any changes in the joint that could contribute to this condition. ...Read more

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Little bumps forming on top of foot along toe tendons also big toe tendon inflammed?

Little bumps forming on top of foot along toe tendons also big toe tendon inflammed?

Cysts: The bumps along the tendons may be ganglion cysts which form from tendon sheaths that become inflamed. Anti inflammatory meds and rest can help ...Read more

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Sudden big lump on knee (size of pingpong ball) with redness at top of lump and slight swelling of foot on same leg.

Sudden big lump on knee (size of pingpong ball) with redness at top of lump and slight swelling of foot on same leg.

Swelling of knee and: foot. It will be helpful to state age and any previous history of injury or surgery and any other medical history to be able to offer a reasonable differential. See a doctor ...Read more

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Soft lump on top of foot?

Soft lump on top of foot?

Likely : Ganglion cyst. They are most likely attached to a tendon, soft and moveable. ...Read more

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The bottom of my foot by my big toe hurts dead skin?

The bottom of my foot by my big toe hurts dead skin?

Big toe: If you have a lot of skin there, it could be a pressure point from you're gait. Paring this down with an insert is appropriate. That being said if it has a seedy appearance and bleeds very easily, it could be a wart. Check with a podiatrist for further care. ...Read more

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Soles of feet are red, tender look swollen. Hard and peeling skin on the back of toes, hard skin and sore. Used athletes foot 5 days didn't help?

Soles of feet are red, tender look swollen. Hard and peeling skin on the back of toes, hard skin and sore. Used athletes foot 5 days didn't help?

Tinea Pedis: It sounds like a tinea pedis or athletes foot. Fungus can be very resistant to medication. Put lotrimin (clotrimazole) AF cream as well as hydrocortisone cream 15 three times a day for a week. Also, dry feet and toes carefully, then apply gold bond powder into your socks immediately after bathing or swimming. Good luck. ...Read more

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Painful lump by toes at top of foot ?

Lumps have varieties: A lump in itself could be any number of things. The length of time the lump was noted and was discoloration noted. Has there been similar lumps on the hands/fingers? Such lumps in this area usually involve soft tissue, but can include bone. It could also result from an infectious process. Lumps come in varieties and evaluation by a practitioner is warranted. ...Read more

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What can be done about hard calous on bottom of foot at ball of foot?

What can be done about hard calous on bottom of foot at ball of foot?

See a podiatrist: Who will remove it for you and offer you possible ways to avoid it growing back. ...Read more

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What could the hard skin lump be on top of my foot?

What could the hard skin lump be on top of my foot?

See the : Podiatrist or dermatologist without seeing it it is difficult to ascertain if tis is a benign or malignant lesion. See a doc, it might need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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Small ball of skin under foreskin hardly feel it when foreskin back all way looks like a circle with a small ball of skin in middle?

Small ball of skin under foreskin hardly feel it when foreskin back all way looks like a circle with a small ball of skin in middle?

See below: If you have preputial adhesions this very likely represents entrapped smegma which will release when the adhesions release. If not, then it likely represents an epidermal inclusion cyst which occasionally resolve spontaneously but are often excised if bothersome. ...Read more

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Very worried. Found a small pea sized lump under skin on bottom of right foot near arch. Painless and felt only when foot is flexed. ?

Flexor nodule: This may be a flexor tendon nodule or a plantar fibroma. If painless and not increasing in size, only observation is required. If I can be of further help, then join my care team at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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There are 2 painful, deep red-purple bumps on the ball of my foot near the smallest toe, and 1 on the inside arch toward the heel. What could it be?

There are 2 painful, deep red-purple bumps on the ball of my foot near the smallest toe, and 1 on the inside arch toward the heel. What could it be?

Need more info: Hard to say for sure without a complete history and examination. See the podiatrist! could be a bruise or a swollen vessel, but if there was no associated trauma, could have been a vessel that popped or a growth. Have it checked! ...Read more

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