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Small lump on the left side of foot just below ankle hurts. 17 yr old, can swim and ballet. Reasons ?

Hi, I am a 17 year old female i swim and dance (ballet). Recently i haven t really being doing either of the two. However my Left foot more specifically my ankle hurts sometimes. Today i noticed a squishy very small lump on the left side of my foot just below my ankle. There is no pain, and is noticeable when i stand on the ball of my foot. I have similar case on my right foot it feels squishy too but it is very insignificant in size and like i said no pain. It just looks abnormal. Thank you in advance, Jennifer
Asked On : Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response

In view of your explanation of these lumps, I think possibility of ganglion needs to be rule out in your case.These are asymptomatic small fluid filled cystic lesions noted around joints.

Your doctor can confirm this just by clinical evaluation.So bring this to notice of your doctor next time.

Answered: Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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