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Swelling from Microvascular Decompression

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I had Microvascular Decompression 10 days ago and was wondering when the swelling in my neck and around my ear will be back to normal. The swelling has caused my hearing to be muffled, kind of like under water. Also, how long until the affects neurontin has had on me will be gone. The confussion, loss of concentration.. etc. i have been on neurontin and tofronil for 2 years.


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replied June 20th, 2010
Neurological Disorders Answer A13350
Thanks for using this forum....

Hearing can be muffled as some stressis there on auditory nerve and will take some 3-4 weeks to settle..the same time will be taken for complete resolution of swelling...The drugs will take atleast 6 weeks to go out of the system..Dont worry you will be fine in one month's time...

take care...


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