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I have what started out as a small lump on the bottom of my foot (it has grown larger). It's not on the arch or the heal. It's painful when walking.

I have what started out as a small lump on the bottom of my foot (it has grown larger). It's not on the arch or the heal. It's painful when walking.

Have it checked: Clearly, anytime a lump develops, that increases in size and pain with ambulation, it needs to be checked out. I recommend surgical excision of any mass that is painful and increasing in size with time. Routinely, the specimen that is excised is sent to the pathology lab. ...Read more

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Arch of right foot itched terribly for 2 days. Now there is a quarter size lump on the arch of my foot that is painful to touch and swelling as well in bottom of foot. Causes???

Arch of right foot itched terribly for 2 days. Now there is a quarter size lump on the arch of my foot that is painful to touch and swelling as well in bottom of foot. Causes???

Itch and lump: Itching followed by the appearance of a lump suggests an allergic reaction(angioedema) or an insect bite. These should not be very tender to the touch,however. See your Physician or a podiatrist if symptoms persist. ...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?

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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Painful lumps on arch of feet painful to walk?

Painful lumps on arch of feet painful to walk?

Plantar Fibroma: Sounds like plantar fibroma. These are benign growths that occur in the arch of the foot. They can be painful or not, but once become symptomatic will require some sort of treatment that can be best discussed with a podiatrist. Different shoe inserts, custom orthotics, topicals or injections may be required. Surgery is the last option for these. ...Read more

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I have a large lump on the bottom of the arch of my foot in the middle. It itches and sometimes it burns. In two years, it has grown twice in size. What should I do?

I have a large lump on the bottom of the arch of my foot in the middle. It itches and sometimes it burns. In two years, it has grown twice in size. What should I do?

It is mandatory: This be examined by a doctor. It might be something benign like a plantar fibroma or a ganglion. Or, you can g-d forbid have a malignant lesion. Get, yourself to a doctor and have it checked out to make sure it is benign. A podiatrist or dermatologist would be appropriate docs to handle this for you. ...Read more

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I have a 1 1/2" diameter lump on the bottom outside edge of my left foot across from the arch. Feels like walking on a rock - ankle rolls in.?

I have a 1 1/2" diameter lump on the bottom outside edge of my left foot  across from the arch.  Feels like walking on a rock - ankle rolls in.?

You need to get : It examined. See a foot doc. Any lump really mandates a biopsy in my eyes. You need to differentiate a benign growth from malignant lesion. Such growths can be ganglion, synovial cyst, plantar fibroma. But for every benign lesion there is a malignant twin and so the risk reward ratio of a biopsy is the right thing to do for definitive diagnosis. ...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. ?

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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Hard, painful egg-sized lumps on both feet at arches appeared suddenly. Have MS and have been breaking out in hives the last week. Are they related???

Hard, painful egg-sized lumps on both feet at arches appeared suddenly. Have MS and have been breaking out in hives the last week. Are they related???

Purely : Guessing I would say maybe they are plantar fibromas. However, its a pure guess as I don't see your feet, go get it checked out. ...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

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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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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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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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Have a small cluster of lumps on the sole of my right foot which r painful when I'm walking & r also a bit itchy what could this be?

Have a small cluster of lumps on the sole of my right foot which r painful when I'm walking & r also a bit itchy what could this be?

May be pump bump: You could have pressure bumps on the heel which may come from high heel shoes. Pl see attached for the condition's description. You should get checked by your PCP, who can get X Ray to confirm diagnosis or refer you to an orthopedic doctor. ...Read more

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Hi. Im 20 years old. I have a hard not painful lump ontop of my left foot. Im really worried. What could this be? The lump is hard. Not painful doesnt

Hi. Im 20 years old. I have a hard not painful lump ontop of my left foot. Im really worried. What could this be? The lump is hard. Not painful doesnt

Could be many things: A benign lesion needs to be differentiated from a malignant one. See a dermatologist or foot doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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