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What on earth is this on my ankle?

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Queentwatoftwatsville Thu 18-Jul-19 07:59:23

Has anyone got any idea what this is on my ankle, it’s a raised bump of hard skin which I’ve been moisturising like crazy. I’ve had the bump for ages but the pigmentation in the middle has just appeared.

HennyPennyHorror Thu 18-Jul-19 08:33:49

Can you remember what footwear you were wearing at the time it appeared?

Queentwatoftwatsville Thu 18-Jul-19 08:56:37

My shoes come below the bump so nothing been rubbing against it recently. Thought it might have been caused by wearing boots in the winter.

Booboo66 Thu 18-Jul-19 10:29:02

It looks like rubbing from footwear, perhaps you've knocked it and broken the skin and not realised at the time

MoMandaS Thu 18-Jul-19 10:33:45

I have a couple of these. The GP said the one I showed him was a dermatofibroma. They're harmless and sometimes develop from a bite or other minor wound.

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