Lumps on your feet can be irritating especially after a long day of work. There are many reasons you can have this, depending on the position of your lump, how firm it is can change your diagnosis. If the bump is on the bottom of your foot, it can be a plantar fibroma. FIbromas are typically a benign tumor that is firm and become irritated after walking for a long distance. They grow on a band of tissue called the plantar fascia.
Diagnosis is done by your podiatrist. It involves a thorough history and physical and depending on the size, X-rays or MRIs may become necessary. Conservative treatment consist of shoe modifications and orthotics. Sometimes, injections may be necessary. If that fails, then surgery will be considered. It is done on an out patient basis but has the possibility of recurring.