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What is the cause of small bumps on the heel?

You may be : Referring to piezogenic papules which are benign growths and are simply herniated fat. ...Read more

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Achilles Tendon (Definition)

Your achilles tendon attaches from your calf muscle to the ...Read more


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What can cause a lump on the arch of foot?

What can cause a lump on the arch of foot?

Plantar fibroma: Ganglion cyst and many other possibilities. I recommend you get evaluated. The history is important as well. You may need diagnostic testing such as x-ray, sonogram, or MRI if the diagnosis is not obvious. Do not wait to get this taken care of because a "lump" is usually not normal. ...Read more

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What causes bursitis on the bottom of the heel of the foot? What is the treatment? I have this on right foot and plantar facetious on left foot.

What causes bursitis on the bottom of the heel of the foot?  What is the treatment?  I have this on right foot and plantar facetious on left foot.

Heel pain + PF: 9/10 times, heel pain is caused by plantar fasciitis. Bursitis is rarely the cause of heel pain. Bursitis may occur on the back of the ankle, most commonly called retrocalcaneal bursitis. This is caused by friction to the back of the ankle by poor fitting footwear, tight or weak calf muscles and/or is associated with an achilles tendon problem. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of recurring foot blisters on the foot? I get them on the bottoms and sides of the foot.

What could be the cause of recurring foot blisters on the foot?  I get them on the bottoms and sides of the foot.

Foot blisters: They may occur from friction and rubbing or, depending on the type of blister, could be caused by a fungal infection or dermatitis. A podiatrist can help you with this. ...Read more

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What can the bumps on the bottom of my foot be?

What can the bumps on the bottom of my foot be?

Bumps: Plantar bumps on the foot could be a benign soft tissue mass such as plantar fibromas. Evaluation by a podiatrist could be beneficial. ...Read more

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What could cause pain on the inner edge of the ball of your foot?

What could cause pain on the inner edge of the ball of your foot?

Different things: It could be arthritis, gout, tendonitis, a bunion forming, or just an infection/inflammation. If you are having a lot of pain you should have it checked out by your doctor so that whatever is going on can be treated. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a callus turning white on the side of the big toe that developed from running?

What is the best way to treat a callus turning white on the side of the big toe that developed from running?

Pumice stone : Soke it and then file off the callus with a pumice stone. After that use moleskin to protect the area from forming a new callus. ...Read more

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What is the large red bump on the top of my foot?

What is the large red bump on the top of my foot?

Bug bite?: Could be a bug bite, do you have a picture? ...Read more

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There are 2 painful, deep red-purple bumps on the ball of my foot near the smallest toe, and 1 on the inside arch toward the heel. What could it be?

There are 2 painful, deep red-purple bumps on the ball of my foot near the smallest toe, and 1 on the inside arch toward the heel. What could it be?

Need more info: Hard to say for sure without a complete history and examination. See the podiatrist! could be a bruise or a swollen vessel, but if there was no associated trauma, could have been a vessel that popped or a growth. Have it checked! ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in the foot on the bottom near the ball of my feet?

What could be the cause of pain in the foot on the bottom near the ball of my feet?

Plantar Faciitis: Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain on the bottom of the foot, just in front of the inside portion of the heel. This usually is worse after prolonged inactivity and first thing in the morning. However, there are many possible causes - see you dr to figure this out, as well as how to treat it. ...Read more

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About the bump on side of the toe, it isn't on the side of the foot like a bunion, it's actually on the toe?

About the bump on side of the toe, it isn't on the side of the foot like a bunion, it's actually on the toe?

Toe Bump.: There are only so many things it can possibly be. First of all, it is either involves soft tissue, bone or both. Soft tissue bumps could be things like bursa, synovial cyst or similar structures. Bone bump could be enlargement of the base of the distal toe bone, or enlargement of the head of the proximal toe bone. The whole bump structure could be as a result of arthritis secondary to trauma. ...Read more

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What is treatment of painful corn on medial side of sole of foot?

Corn: Are you sure of the anatomy term? It may be a wart or callous which receive totally different treatments. See your podiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of scaly foot

What is the cause of scaly foot

Multiple Causes: Hello, There are many causes of scaly feet, most commonly it is usually related to skin hydration, infectious cases, or symptoms of common skin disorders such as psoriasis or eczema. ...Read more

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What would cause a hard callous type of bump, on top of the PIP finger joint?

What would cause a hard callous type of bump, on top of the PIP finger joint?

Callous PIP finger: I would suspect using something like scissors in your work or hobby. Can do 2nd opinion and you can send pictures and we can talk to figure out what it is. ...Read more

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What are the tiny cysts on the encircle of the corona of the glans? And what can be done?

What are the tiny cysts on the encircle of the corona of the glans? And what can be done?

May be...: What you referred to would be more likely to be so-called pearly penile papules in single or 2-3 rows along the corona of glans penis. They're harmless so leave them alone. To verify it, a sharp photo would help. Of course, see Doc timely if in doubt. Best wish... ...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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What is the cause of blisters on the waterline of the eye?

What is the cause of blisters on the waterline of the eye?

Viral: If it looks like a clear blister, you may have a viral infection if it is tender, or contact allergy if it itches. ...Read more

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What causes a rash on the top of the feet and up the leg?

What causes a rash on the top of the feet and up the leg?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more