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I have a lump on the top of my foot and it hurts and I don't know why?

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In brief: Ganglion

Get checked out. The lump needs to be evaluated.
Ganglion's are common on the top of the foot..

In brief: Ganglion

Get checked out. The lump needs to be evaluated.
Ganglion's are common on the top of the foot..
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
3 doctors agree

In brief: Could be cyst

This could be a cyst as in ganglion or it could be a malformation of one of the bones in your foot resulting in an exostocis.

In brief: Could be cyst

This could be a cyst as in ganglion or it could be a malformation of one of the bones in your foot resulting in an exostocis.
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: A lump

Is not normal, nor is pain so it's a good reason to visit the foot doctor. You may have a ganglionic cyst which is a benign cyst filled with jelly like fluid but without seeing it you can have something else.
...Go to the doc for a check up.

In brief: A lump

Is not normal, nor is pain so it's a good reason to visit the foot doctor. You may have a ganglionic cyst which is a benign cyst filled with jelly like fluid but without seeing it you can have something else.
...Go to the doc for a check up.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. David Tobin
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Never normal

Unless you recall trauma, lumps are not to be ignored.
See a podiatrist for evaluation.

In brief: Never normal

Unless you recall trauma, lumps are not to be ignored.
See a podiatrist for evaluation.
Dr. David Tobin
Dr. David Tobin
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: See Podiatrist

Could be a number of things from a cyst or a spur or other problem. Have it checked out.

In brief: See Podiatrist

Could be a number of things from a cyst or a spur or other problem. Have it checked out.
Dr. Ronald Oberman
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