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a swollen firm lump just above the back of my ankle?

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I have a swollen firm lump just above the back of my right ankle, on lower calf, is red around lump area not hot, and not real sore on lump should I be concerned?


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replied June 8th, 2011
Cancers Answer A23906
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

Presence of a red discoloration as described could be due to infections of the skin or due to conditions like erythematous nodosum.

You might consult a doctor for a physical examination and a few tests (CBC with differential, ESR, etc, which might help to diagnose the exact cause.


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