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Dr. David Laha
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I have a small painful hard bump on the side of my heel that changes in color. I have had this bump for 2 years now.

I have a small painful hard bump on the side of my heel that changes in color. I have had this bump for 2 years now.

Evaluation: You need to have it examined. Due to the color changes, see someone soon. It could be minor problem or a serious one. Don't delay. To find a foot specialist see apma.Org. Dr l. ...Read more

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Jason Armstrong
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I have a painful little bump on my heel?

I have a painful little bump on my heel?

Callus: Callus, wart, porokeratosis- plugged sweat gland. Or piezeogenic papule. Go see you podiatrist or a dermatologist and get it checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Painful bump beneath toes on ball. Appeared after standing a long time wearing heels. Will it go away?

Painful bump beneath toes on ball. Appeared after standing a long time wearing heels. Will it go away?

At this point : It would be best to seek assessment by your podiatrist. The podiatrist can determine your condition, provide prognostic info and recommend healing measures. It is really important to wear shoes that make our feet happy. ...Read more

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Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Have a small red bump on back of heel & has like white center. Very painful i've had it b4 it comes and goes. What could it be? It's as small as a pea

Foreign body or cyst: You have to rule out a foreign body which may have become embedded in the back of your heel, but there is more of a likelihood that it could be an inclusion cyst which can be painful. You should consider having it examined and biopsied which will basically take care of 2 things - it will remove the immediate problem and help determine what it is. See a podiatrist! ...Read more

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. Steven Frydman
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2 small inner bumps (blisters) in my small toe. Maybe from heels? They're painful a bit and reddish from outside and when pressed white. No fluids. ??

2 small inner bumps (blisters) in my small toe. Maybe from heels? They're painful a bit and reddish from outside and when pressed white. No fluids. ??

Soft corn: this may be the start of a soft corn caused by friction of the toes rubbing together. try wider shoes... consult a podiatrist for treatment ...Read more

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Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges
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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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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
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What is the cause of small bumps on the heel?

You may be : Referring to piezogenic papules which are benign growths and are simply herniated fat. ...Read more

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Dr. Tania Turbay
Board Certified, Podiatry
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I have small bumps on back of heels under skin what are they?

I have small bumps on back of heels under skin what are they?

Piezogenic papules : Nothing to worry about. Many people have them. They are called piezogenic papules and are small herniations of the heel fat pad. No treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Vadim Glukh
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
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Bump on heel - how to tell if this is haglund's deformity?

Bump on heel - how to tell if this is haglund's deformity?

If back of the heel:: Can be caused by haglund's if the heel bone itself is hypertrophied in the area, or this could be a calcification/ spur on the back of the calcaneus related to the achilles tendinitis, it may even be a calcification inside the tendon, separate from the bone... Suggest see your foot doctor for this. ...Read more

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