Left ear numbness. Valium, tramadol, gabapentin taken. Recommendations?
Alright, so I just woke up, and my left ear is numb. It s nearly my whole ear, but mostly the lower earlobe (where you would normally pierce it), but moves somewhat into my cheek. Last night I fell asleep in my computer chair, for a few hours, and when I woke up it felt like this too. Now, I must...
Thank you doctor . Now my ...? Is gabapentin a duretic
Thanks for your query. Gabapentin is primarily an anti-epileptic medicine and has NO diuretic effect. It is also of great benefit in nerve pains.
Please feel free to revert back in case of further queries, if any.
Dr.(Col) R Karanwal
MBBS; M.D. (Internal Medicine)
(PLEASE NOTE :- My opinion/advice is based SOLELY on the details provided by yo
my dad is diabetic patient. he feels pain and heat in his lower part of feet. his age is 53 years old with 63 kg weight. any suggeation please.
This is diabetic peripheral neuropathy. This is a complication of prolonged hyperglycemia were there is a damage to the nerves. It needs tight control of blood sugar and insulin may help in reducing the inflammation of the nerves. Drugs like Gabapentin may help reduce the pain. In this condition footwear also needs to be changed to MCR or MCP material to reduce friction and injury.
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