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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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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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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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What causes a painful lump on the insole of my foot?

What causes a painful lump on the insole 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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I had a hard pimple like lump on the bottom of my foot. I squeezed it and watery stuff came out. It's still there but not as hard. What could it be?

I had a hard pimple like lump on the bottom of my foot. I squeezed it and watery stuff came out. It's still there but not as hard. What could it be?

Any "lump": Should really be checked out by a doctor. What you describe sounds like a cyst of which there are a few different types. Without seeing the actual lesion anyone would just be guessing what it is. ...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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Should i be concerned about a lump in the bottom of my foot I have a bump on the bottom of my foot that occassionally hurts when i touch it or walk on it

Should i be concerned about a lump in the bottom of my foot I have a bump  on the bottom of my foot that occassionally hurts when i touch it or walk on it

Likely Benign: The most common cause of a lump in the arch is a plantar fibroma, a benign tumor of the plantar fascia ligament. It can be treated with steroid injections and ultrasound therapy . If symptoms return, it can be removed but the recovery can be prolonged. Any lump should be evaluated by a medical professional. While most are benign, malignant tumors do occur in the feet as well. ...Read more

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