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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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I have a hard but kinda soft lump in my left ankle, its been there for months and is painful. I have had xrays in the ER and they say its fine not broke. Now the pain is going up my shin. What is wrong with this picture?

I have a hard but kinda soft lump in my left ankle, its been there for months and is painful. I have had xrays in the ER and they say its fine not broke. Now the pain is going up my shin. What is wrong with this picture?

Nothing to see here.: The picture is crystal clear. You need to have the ankle examined by a foot /ankle specialist. Then a decision can be reached as to your options. More than likely, if the darn thing hurts, then cut it out. ...Read more

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I have a couple lumps on my left ankle, as well as on my shin. Should I be concerned?

I have a couple lumps on my left ankle, as well as on my shin. Should I be concerned?

See physician: Hard to determine anything from your description. However, if this is persistent, see physician to get proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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A lump above my left ankle has formed since i started working out on the eliptical. Is this a muscular problem?

A lump above my left ankle has formed since i started working out on the eliptical. Is this a muscular problem?

It may: Have nothing to do with your working out. It can be anything from a benign lesion le a ganglion, but lumps need to be examined and often biopsies for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hello, I have small lump about 2" above the outside of my left ankle. It noticed after I went for a run. The pain isn't much but it is bothering me..?

Hello, I have small lump about 2" above the outside of my left ankle. It noticed after I went for a run. The pain isn't much but it is bothering me..?

Have it looked at.: Cause it could be anything from your description. A doctor will be ale to narrow down he diagnosis from a simplenclininicalnexam and if necessary take a biopsy. ...Read more

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I have a small soft lump on the back of my left ankle. It doesn't cause constant pain, but does hurt when I walk. What could be the problem?

I have a small soft lump on the back of my left ankle. It doesn't cause constant pain, but does hurt when I walk. What could be the problem?

Ganglion cyst?: Often these are cysts. It's best to have an exam - but 1st read: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ganglion-cyst/home/ovc-20168586 There's a section on Dx - even one on self-care. Have it checked for sure if you're worried or it changes. ...Read more