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I have a medium to small lump right above the left side of my ankle on my left leg. It is not painful at all. Any ideas of what it is?

I have a medium to small lump right above the left side of my ankle on my left leg. It is not painful at all. Any ideas of what it is?

I have a medium: It could be a cyst which is filled with fluid and can happen after an injury or almost jello type tissue if you have had it for a while or a lipoma, that consists of fatty tissue , both cause no problems. However, if the lump is getting bigger or is not going away, best to see a podiatrist or a surgeon , get an ultrasound and/or an MRI to find exactly what it is. ...Read more

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Painful lump a tendon, back of ankle for months now, do u know what it could be and how to make it heal?

Achilles' tendon: A lump on the achilles' tendon can be tendinitis to a partially torn tendon. Please get a medical consult and an mri depends on the MRI result to determine treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Lump on ankle bone after injury. What could cause this?

Lump on ankle bone after injury. What could cause this?

? Hematoma: You may have accumulation of blood under the outer lining of the bone, subperiosteal hematoma. If the swelling does not subside in a couple of weeks you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a rather large lump on the outside of my ankle and very painful can't put any weight with out pain or shooting pain going through it ?

I have a rather large lump on the outside of my ankle and very painful can't put any weight with out pain or shooting pain going through it ?

Seek expert advice: Hi, there are many possibilities. Some that come to mind include hematoma (bleeding underneath the skin), infection, cyst formation, and other masses. You should seek the opinion of your primary care doctor or a foot and ankle specialist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Had heel pain for a few weeks. Now I noticed a small hard lump on my inner ankle. Somewhat painful, accompanied with slight swelling.

Had heel pain for a few weeks. Now I noticed a small hard lump on my inner ankle. Somewhat painful, accompanied with slight swelling.

Lump Science.: Although it is possible for the heel pain and lump presence to be related , it is more than likely not so probable. Lumps need to be defined and appreciated in a more definable manner. Size, color, temperature, mobility and speed of growth are just a few of the factors to consider with soft tissue masses, especially in the foot. With the help of a specialist a more definitive reason is possible. ...Read more

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