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Posted by: lyn22 | 2007/12/04

lump

I have a lump about 1cm big just above my right ankle, its in between hard and soft and the colour of my skin. Do you know what can cause this?

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Hi Lyn22

I'd be guessing - did you bump it, could it be a bite of some sort, maybe you rolled over on the ankle? It's impossible to just guess without any history - I mean, did you wake up one morning and there it was, or did it develop over a period of a week? Is there anything you can think of that's happened to possibly cause it?

I think ultimately, you'll need to go see a doctor and have it checked out, because only on examination can you have a diagnosis - this forum can't provide that, unfortunately.

So while I hate passing the buck, I have to on this one.

Good luck

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