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Long history of metatarsal pain. night-time numbness & tingling; very tip of metatarsals. taking 400 mg gabapentin before bed. no positive results after 1 month. any chance gabapentin will work? should dosage be higher? (don't like to feel dopey during th

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Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM answered

Specializes in Podiatry

A diagnosis first . : I feel a diagnosis is needed before treatment can be recommended. That being said, your problem can be from various causes. A biomechanics problem in how the foot is functioning while making contact with the ground. A podiatrist should be able to answer your questions and provide an appropriate examination with possible orthotics therNeuromas also needs to be part of the differential diagnosis.

Answered 5/21/2019



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