A bump on the bottom of the foot may cause a person discomfort or pain when walking. There are a variety of conditions that may cause bumps on the feet, some of which require medical treatment. This article explores the various causes of a bump on the bottom of the foot and how a person can treat each cause.
A plantar fibroma is a fibrous knot nodule in the arch of the foot. It is embedded within the plantar fascia, a band of tissue that extends from the heel to the toes on the bottom of the foot. A plantar fibroma can develop in one or both feet, is benign nonmalignant and usually will not go away or get smaller without treatment.
Excess pressure on your forefoot can cause pain and inflammation in your metatarsals — the long bones in the front of your feet, just below your toes. Metatarsalgia met-uh-tahr-SAL-juh is a condition in which the ball of your foot becomes painful and inflamed. You might develop it if you participate in activities that involve running and jumping.
It is late in the summer when a year-old Caucasian female, employed as a medical assistant in your foot and ankle clinic, presents with a two-day history of red spots on her feet. The red spots became small fluid-filled vesicles, which are present mostly on the soles. She says she has broken one of the small vesicles and it expressed a clear fluid. The lesions are causing mild discomfort but are not very pruritic.
A painful lump may be found on the bottom of the big toe. This condition often presents itself as a hard callused area. Sometimes a hard lump may be felt beneath the callused area.
While you may benefit from getting checked out by a doctor, these photos and explanations may help you get a better sense of whether it is likely to be a plantar wart. While warts on your hands and other parts of your body can have a wide variation in how they look, plantar warts on your feet have a more consistent appearance. They are usually round and you can mistake them for a corn or callus.
This website translates English to other languages using an automated tool. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of pain in the bottom of the heel, the arch or both areas.
Ingrown nails, the most common toenail problem, occur when the nail borders curve into the soft tissue of nail grooves. Ingrown nails cause pressure and pain along the nail borders. The edge of the nail may cut into the skin, causing redness, swelling, pain, drainage, and infection.
Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Everyone has had a minor problem with a toe, foot, or ankle. Most of the time our body movements do not cause problems, but it's not surprising that symptoms develop from everyday wear and tear or overuse.