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Dent above ankle
A few days ago I noticed a strange dent above my right ankle. Its sort of on a diagonal. It doesn't hurt or anything when I press down on it, but if feels different then the tissue around it, like there's something missing? Any idea of what it could be?
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That sounds like pitting edema.  It's usually caused by even unnoticeable swelling of the ankles.  I had this for years, and it turned out that my kidneys were trying to function with all that junk my parents fed my siblings and myself.  Once I figured out that food sensitivities and allergies to preservatives are issues for me, I lost weight and the edema went away.
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wow okay gonna try and see if maybe changing my diet will help. Thanks! it actually seems to have gone down in the last few days
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