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total loss of fat pad in heel

Posted by frank s on 1/06/05 at 00:29 (166592)

My daughter in her mid 30's under 100lbs with a size 3 foot developed a major loss of fat pad in heel.Under great pain.also formed a callous inside her heel.Unable to apply any pressure so unable to walk.Advise what can be done to correct problem..

Re: total loss of fat pad in heel

Dr. Z on 1/06/05 at 21:43 (166625)

Has she seen a foot specialist ? Why the so sudden loss of fat padding ?

Re: total loss of fat pad in heel

Dr Ben Pearl on 1/09/05 at 13:25 (166787)

there are growth factors available but it would be speculative to say how that would affect the fat pad