Hard Nodule on the Bottom of My Foot
Hard Nodule on the Bottom of My Foot, if it is located at the arch of the foot is known as a plantar fibroma. A plantar fibroma is a thick concentration of connective tissue that can feel like a “pebble” or even larger or even many off them. This condition is nothing to worry about, it is not cancer and it will not get much worse!
Almost Never Dangerous!
These nodules are almost never dangerous as they are just thickening of the connective tissue and not a dangerous cancer of any type. They are extremely slow growing and have probably been developing for months or years before you have even noticed them, and they likely will continue growing slowly if they grow at all.
Hard Nodule on the Bottom of My Foot Symptoms:
- Not painful itself, but painful on walking.
- The nodule is basically nothing more than a benign pebble stuck under your skin that can be removed.
- Can irritate you while walking on it.
What Caused This Nodule on the Bottom of My Foot?
- -Usually family history – it is a genetic connective tissue disorder.
- -Can be associated with nodules in the palms and penis.
- -Can be associated with Diabetes Mellitus
Treatment of the of this Hard Knot on the Bottom of the Foot
-The best way to treat this problem is to decide if you want to live with it and just remove the pain it is causing, or have surgery to remove it completely.
-The pain can be relieve from the hard knot, but the actual mass will be there- it probably not disappear over time.
If you want to treat the pain and avoid surgery, follow our Four Stage Treatment Plan:
If you prefer to remove the mass, follow outline:
-But be aware that contacting your foot doctor or podiatrist for a surgical consult is likely the only way that you will ever permanently remove the nodule or knot!
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