The Cause Of A Lump In The Back That Is Enlarged But Not Painful?
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Lumps on the instep should be further examined to determine the exact location of the lump and the characteristics of the lump so that the type of disease can be known with certainty.
Here are some possible diseases that can cause lumps in the legs, including:
Soft tissue cyst
Direct physical examination is quite important to assess the characteristics of the lump. Characteristics of a lump include its size, the consistency of solid or springy, mobile / can be moved or not, the edge / boundary of the bump, the surface of the bump, and the presence or absence of pain or discoloration of the skin around the bump can help to assess the type of lump experienced. The progression of the lump also needs to be known, namely whether from the beginning the size of the lump persists or increases in a certain period of time.
To find out more precisely what type of lump on the instep of your foot, we recommend that you do an examination directly to the nearest doctor or to a surgeon. The doctor will do a more specific examination to find out the type of lump.
Investigations such as blood tests, ultrasound, x-rays, biopsies to CT scans may be needed for further tests.
While waiting for a more specific examination, the best advice for you to do at home is to take care of your body's health by consuming healthy and nutritious food, meeting your body's daily fluid needs, getting enough rest and avoiding exposure to smoke from smoking. It is not recommended to massage or massage the lumps.
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