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I have a hard lump on my foot near my ankle....this disappears then returns....my dr sent me for x-ray but nothing showed up as the lump had gone sinc?

I have a hard lump on my foot near my ankle....this disappears then returns....my dr sent me for x-ray but nothing showed up as the lump had gone sinc?

Sounds like: A GANGLION (the protrusion of a tendon and its sheath) which can be intermittent (It does not "show" on routine xrays...an MRI might detect it if it becomes a problem (pain, interference with ambulation) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on the top of my foot in the middle. It's not filled with fluid, what could it be?

I have a hard lump on the top of my foot in the middle. It's not filled with fluid, what could it be?

TRAUMA?: Is it recent? Anything fall on the foot? If firm, maybe a fibroma. See a podiatrist to be sure. ...Read more

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I have just found a hard lump on the top of my foot, what could it be it hurts?

I have just found a hard lump on the top of my foot, what could it be it hurts?

Many possibilities: Some causes of painful “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a painful hard foot lump on top of my foot....what could it be? I just noticed it last night.

I have a painful hard foot lump on top of my foot....what could it be? I just noticed it last night.

Ganglionic cyst: Is a possibility but it could be a number of things. Any lump or bump deserves a doctors visit and possible biopsy. ...Read more

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There is a hard lump in the callous of the ball of my foot, what is this?

There is a hard lump in the callous of the ball of my foot, what is this?

Many possibilities: Some causes of “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, cysts, and infection. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...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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I had a hard pimple like lump on the bottom of my foot. I squeezed it and watery stuff came out. It's still there but not as hard. What could it be?

I had a hard pimple like lump on the bottom of my foot. I squeezed it and watery stuff came out. It's still there but not as hard. What could it be?

Any "lump": Should really be checked out by a doctor. What you describe sounds like a cyst of which there are a few different types. Without seeing the actual lesion anyone would just be guessing what it is. ...Read more

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I cut my foot years ago now there's a hard lump, maybe calcium buildup, may not. After resting for a while it really really hurts just a walk.

I cut my foot years ago now there's a hard lump, maybe calcium buildup, may not. After resting for a while it really really hurts just a walk.

Podiatry: I am sorry to report the answer to this situation will require an examination and not be found on the internet. The best place to start is with your preferred podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have hard skin on ball of my foot under neath it there is a hard lump and its really sore, what could this be?

I have hard skin on ball of my foot under neath it there is a hard lump and its really sore, what could this be?

Callus: You might have developed a callus underneath the ball of your foot. This is normal due to increase pressure. You can try using moisturizer cream to your feet after getting them wet, you can try an over the counter pumice stone as well to help soften and get rid of the hardened skin. If there is still pain a better description and a referral to a podiatrist may help! ...Read more

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I have a large hard itchy lump. On my arch of my foot. It has got extremely itchy and I can't walk without it feeling like walking on rocks.

I have a large hard itchy lump. On my arch of my foot. It has got extremely itchy and I can't walk without it feeling like walking on rocks.

Callus/bite/csyt: It sounds like you have a dermatitis of some form. Some things to consider are how long it has been there. Such a lump of hardened skin could range from a callus to an insect bite. Your nerves cause the perception of itchiness. It this is impeding your ability to walk, it should be looked at by a professional. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump on the bottom of my foot near the arch. My big toe is numb on the inside of the same foot. Is this related? Should I worry?

I have a small hard lump on the bottom of my foot near the arch. My big toe is numb on the inside of the same foot. Is this related? Should I worry?

Might be related: The lump could be a fibroma. This can possibly pinch a nerve branch leading to the numbness. Have your foot evaluated by a local physician ...Read more