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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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What can I do for lump on bottom of foot?

What can I do for lump on bottom of foot?

Lump: Any lump anywhere should be evaluated. Do the right thing and seek the help of your podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have a lump underneth my left foot what is it?

See a podiatrist: This could be many things including, wart, cyst, fibroma. ...Read more

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What causes a painful lump on the insole of my foot?

Further work up: See a podiatrist. It may be a plantar fibroma but could also be many other possibilities. It can be evaluated with xray and/or ultrasound as well as with thorough history and exam. Depending on the cause the treatment varies. ...Read more

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What causes a painful lump on sole bottom of my foot?

What causes a painful lump on sole bottom of my foot?

A few things...: A lot dependds on if the "lump" is in the skin or under the skin. It could ba any of a number of tumors, or more commonly, a benign process known as a plantar fibroma. See a podiatrist for an exam. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the side of my foot and it hurts why?

I have a lump on the side of my foot and it hurts why?

Ouch: IT hurts because a sensory nerve receptor is being stimulated. This is either by the lump itself or some injury or some other condition that may have caused the lump. ...Read more

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Why is there a small lump in my left foot and not my right?

Why is there a small lump in my left foot and not my right?

Many possibilities: Some causes of “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 lump on the top of my foot and it hurts and I don't know why?

I have a lump on the top of my foot and it hurts and I don't know why?

Ganglion: Get checked out. The lump needs to be evaluated. Ganglion's are common on the top of the foot.. ...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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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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What causes pain in the ball of the foot? It feels like I have a lump there. Is that possible? Should I go to the dr?

Ball of foot pain: Sorry to hear, yes you should see a doctor and refer to a specialist for xrays and exam. The pain could be caused by many things, metatarsalgia (pain in metatarsal bones), capsulitis (inflammed joints), ligament tear (plantar plate rupture), neuroma (impinged nerve), foreign body, stress fracture, etc. Hope this helps, please let me know if you have other questions. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I'm a runner and have had a lump -dime size on the side of my foot for about a year. Causes no pain. Not going away. Should I be concerned?

I'm a runner and have had a lump -dime size on the side of my foot for about a year. Causes no pain. Not going away. Should I be concerned?

Don't mess with it.: If you are running painlessly with a dime size lump on your foot, I see no reason to have someone fool with it. The lump will do one of three things. Go away, stay the same or enlarge. Two out of three ain't bad. Leave it alone unless the nature of the lump changes radically. ...Read more

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My son has a lump on the top of his foot. I thought it was a very large bug bite it isnt. Dr doesn't know what it is. May biopsy. Should I be scared?

My son has a lump on the top of his foot. I thought it was a very large bug bite it isnt. Dr doesn't know what it is. May biopsy. Should I be scared?

May be: I am assuming this lump is under his skin. Biopsy will determine what it is. Most lesions are benign so until the biopsy says other ways I would not be too scared. It could be a simple ganglionic cyst to something bad such as synovial sarcoma. So biopsy will for sure help out. ...Read more

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Yyears ago a soup can fell on my foot leaving a large lump. Over time this lump has always been there but some days it's smaller others it's rather la?

Yyears ago a soup can fell on my foot leaving a large lump. Over time this lump has always been there but some days it's smaller others it's rather la?

Can Can: Without examining, it is difficult to say, but the story probably goes something like this. The can caused soft tissue damage which led to the initial lump. The soft tissue damage may have initiated the formation of a ganglion cyst. The extent of the damage might have also damaged the periosteum of the underlying bone causing further bony damage. To remove all doubt, have your foot examined. ...Read more

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Hard lump on top of right foot?

Hard lump on top of right foot?

You should: Go to a podiatrist to have it evaluated. It may be a ganglion ic cyst which is benign, but either way it should be biopsied, aspirated or removed in some capacity. ...Read more

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Bony lump on top of a child right foot?

Bony lump on top of a child right foot?

Bony exostoses.: Bony exostostes are bone growths do to bone injury, or arthritis. The are common, particularly at the tarsonavicular joint. If there is no pain, I would not worry. ...Read more

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Swollen lump on top of foot with pain, broken?

Swollen lump on top of foot with pain, broken?

Not necessarily: But certainly possible. Tendonitits, midfoot exostosis, gout are all certainly part of differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is causing my foot pain and painful lumps on soles of feet?

What is causing my foot pain and painful lumps on soles of feet?

Plantar fibromas: Plantar fibromas can be made pain free by shrinking them with interlesional steroid injections. ...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?

Intractable plantar: Some calluses which are very thick are called intractable plantar keratosis (ipk). Ipk's are discrete, focused calluses usually found on the ball of the foot. They can be shaved down by a foot doctor but will return in time. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump on my right foot it hurt when I try to walk on it?

Painful lump: This could be traumatic, gout, bunion, infection. Please see a podiatrist or your family doctor to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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My daughter has a lump on her left foot and its painfull to the touch. Whot could this be?

My daughter has a lump on her left foot and its painfull to the touch. Whot could this be?

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