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Painful Heel Pad And Neuropathy

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loss of foot pad/fat & cartlidge = pain!

I have lost the heel pad fat in my right foot and have developed a "small" heel spur. Now, I have lost the connective cartiledge between my cuboid and metatarsal bones. I am in extreme pain, but "only" when walking. Are there any...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That specific problem has not been a common one reported in the setting of long term treatment for HIV. Such problems are often a challenge even in the general population. I assume you have seen a podiatrist. Some patients seem to benefit from using... Read more »

Achilles Heel, joint Pain

Positive for 17+ years, I have always managed to hold my own. Viral load ranges around 4K and Ts... Read more »

painful heel!

I am 38 years old. I have been on meds for the past five years. Three weeks ago I started... Read more »
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Manage Peripheral Neuropathy

I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy. I still have feeling in my fingers, but I've lost most of the feeling in my toes. Do you have any advice on ways I can manage this condition through exercise or supplementation? Peripheral... Read more »
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Tips for PHAs With Peripheral Neuropathy

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy (peripheral = furthest away; neuro = nerve; pathy = damage) Peripheral neuropathy (PN) -- nerve damage that causes numbness, burning, tingling and sometimes severe pain in the toes, feet and legs, and sometimes in the... Read more »
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Butt Pad

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone know of a resource for clothing that includes padding for your rear end?

I have lost my lovely ass over the years by taking Zerit, and find it painful to sit to long.

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Neuropathy?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
I am experiencing a lot of frightening symptoms just now. In early August this year, I lost substantial strength in the left side of my body. I could walk with a pronounced limp, but I could not lift anything heavier than a pencil with my left... Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »

chili pepper good for neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous
I read that peppers are good for neuropathy, are there any other things that help with it, it is bad in my heels of my feet and legs. Read more »