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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 two lumps on my right ankle in pain on and off what can it be?

I have two lumps on my right ankle in pain on and off what can it be?

Lumps need : Evaluation. Oftentimes, they should be biopsies to rule out any malignancy. It can be something benign like a ganglion. But, it definatively needs to be looked at. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump beneath my right knee. Doesn't hurt but earlier today I had a sharp pain start at my right ankle, which then shot up to my chest.

Unrelated: The lump below right knee may be a sign of Osgood Schlatter, which is a benign condition due to constant friction at the joint, and flares up occasionally while remaking pain free most of the time. The ankle pain may be due to new onset neuritis fir which u should see your primary doctor at an earlier date fir appropriate imaging and referral as indicated. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a hard quarter sized lump on my right leg on the shin bone right above my right ankle on the tendon and I was wondering what this sounds like?

I have a hard quarter sized lump on my right leg on the shin bone right above my right ankle on the tendon and I was wondering what this sounds like?

It could be : It may very well be a ganglionic cyst/ganglion. This is a common location for something like this. But there are other bony and soft tissue cyst/masses that could less commonly account for this. I would encourage you to have a physician evaluate this lesion to make sure it's not something more concerning. ...Read more

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What can I do for the pain in my right ankle?

What can I do for the pain in my right ankle?

Get diagnosed first: There are a number of things that can cause pain in the ankles. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone pain in the ankles should be seen by orthopedic foot and ankle surgeon for a definitive diagnosis so that appropriate treatment can be started. You can find one in your area at www.Aofas.Org. ...Read more