Ankle protrusion ,should I go see a doctor?

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I have an almost hard springy lump under my ankle bone which I noticed after my most recent ankle sprain about 6 months ago which I've had 3 on the same ankle this year at some points you can see it through my skin but it doesn't hurt much in day to day life but I seem to be rolling my ankle at just random times like walking down the street this lump is on the other ankle but is a lot less protruding I was wondering wether I should get it checked out

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    I sure would have it looked at!  I don't know anything about this subject.  many ears ago I had a friend with the same trouble, she ended up having surgery. I hope you don't need it but it is better to get it looked at before it gets worse.

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      On man, haha. it was waaay back in the 80'z or 90'z and she moved away and lost contact.

      Feet and hands have many tiny little bones in them, a specialist should be looking it.  It is possible they misses something. It happens.

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    Don't wonder about having it checked.  Do so.  You will feel better having it looked at by a medical professional.  In addition, if it is a problem the quicker it is taken care of the better the results.  Your concern will not be resolved by aking for unqualified opinions.  Good luck. 

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    It sounds like it could be a ganglion, look it up and see if you think it might be that. It's to do with the synovial fluid around a joint. They can occur on various parts of the body, I had one on the top of my left wrist which was repaired but now have a couple on my index finger.  

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