little boy with little lump.

Reply Wed 28 Feb, 2007 04:00 pm
Hi everybody, I don't know the exact time but I think it was the last year

when this happened. My little nephew ( six years old) had a small thorn

pricked him right in his foot. It was the front of his right foot ( instep ).

I took him to the hospital. After the doctor saw him, he said that there is

nothing in his foot. We came back home with some pills and that was all.

Now, the young boy has a problem which actually started since long time

after the hospital visit.

There is this small lump or knot like if I can say in the same place where

the pricking thing happened. He doesn't feel anything or complain from

anything however.

I wonder what that small thing is. Anyway, I'm taking him tomorrow to a

good hospital out of my place.

Is this has something to do with nerves maybe?

Appreciate any thought.
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Reply Wed 28 Feb, 2007 04:44 pm
Well, surely a doctor knows better than I do. But a doctor will probably ask or observe things like -- is there pain? Is there full range of motion? Infection? Swollen lymph nodes? Itching?
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Green Witch
Reply Wed 28 Feb, 2007 04:52 pm
It could just be scar tissue, but it's still a good idea to get it checked out. If it was nerves or a bone spur he would feel it. Tumors often have no pain associated with them.
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Reply Wed 28 Feb, 2007 07:50 pm
I'm also thinking that if he had a foreign object left in his foot that it could be a little scar tissue or a small collection of fluid. I'm glad to hear it's not bothering him much.
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Reply Wed 28 Feb, 2007 07:53 pm
My brother gets hard lumps under his skin; he's been advised that they are calcium deposits and do not present a health risk.

No idea how accurate that assessment is, though.
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Reply Wed 28 Feb, 2007 07:57 pm
We can not rule out the possibility of a manitou.
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Reply Wed 28 Feb, 2007 08:02 pm
navigator, in case you think I am making light of this suject of the lump, think again, my friend. There was such a case.

fear the manitou
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Reply Wed 28 Feb, 2007 08:19 pm
Gus, for shame. (I saw that movie)

Navigator, this might be the case:

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Reply Fri 2 Mar, 2007 12:17 pm
Thanks everybody, doctor said it's nothing. It's just small fat sack if I'm

right. We did x-ray and it was fine. He didn't give us anything and told us

to come after two months if it didn't go by itself.
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