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Have a large bulge right above my right foot about the size

Customer Question

have a large bulge right above my right foot about the size of about a third of a softball, isn't sore but has been there for a while, wondering what it is and if I need to do something.
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: it's not painfull
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: was in the hospital for 1 0 days for celluliis on the other lest a year ago but that was a bad infection. the left side above my right foot beside the ankle is sore to the touch but unless touched is not painfull, but the large bulge above my right foot I am curious about.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 10 months ago.


Can you specify the location more specifically as to this bulge?

Can you post a picture ?

Is this sore / hurting / tender to touch?

How long has the bulge been present ?

Is this at the ankle or shin or calf area ? If ankle inner side or outer ?

Any recent injury ?

There details would be helpful

I will get back with you soon ....

Best for now ---

Anthony Bray MD

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
not sore to the touch , been there for the past year, right above the foot itself. no injury. borderline diabetic take actos.
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 10 months ago.

Hello again,

Ok that is helpful...

If there for a year that of course is a long time and that rules out any acute infection and not an injury type swelling ...

Perhaps it is a lipoma ( a benign type fatty growth )

I would suggest have an orthopedic specialist check it ...

Does it interfere with you walking at all ?

I hope that this is helpful for you ...

Let me know if you have further questions or discussion

Best regards,

Anthony Bray MD