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Lump on the back of my ankle??
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Lump on the back of my ankle??

Hi, I play sports and i noticed i have a lump on the back of my ankle above my heel its been hurting for about 2 weeks not sure if i should go to the doctor or not what should i do?
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Hi!
A lump at the ankle can be due to a cyst, a hematoma, localized collection of fluid, a varicose vein causing venous pooling, an ulcer due to friction from foot wear, arthritis or due to infection. First consult an orthopedic specialist and get an X-ray and or CT scan of the ankle. This will give a clear picture regarding the swelling. Treatment will depend on the diagnosis. Take care!
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