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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Probably: Bells palsy. See your pcp however.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Liu
19 years experience Neurosurgery
See your doctor.: Facial palsy can be the result of numerous conditions. Typically, the cause can be determined by visiting your physician so they can take a history an ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Bell's palsy: Most cases tracked to viral infections. Herpes simplex mostly but rarely Herpes Zoster. Can see in elderly with stroke and even brain tumors or sarc ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Facial palsy: Having a facial palsy can be diagnosed after visual inspection during attempted movement of the facial muscles. The subsequent work up to determine th ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See a doc: If you have total absence of movement on one side, the best chance at recovery of movement to normal levels require steroids and antivirals. Go see an ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Not really.: I have seen people taking months to recover.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Facial exercises..: Facial or bell's palsy is unfortunately quite common. Though most reverse entirely in several weeks, a significant number of cases leave some residua ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pasquale Brancazio
32 years experience Neurology
Unfavorable news: If it has been 6 years since the injury then any recovery by your nervous system has already occurred. Your prognosis for recovery even with nerve s ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Sub-set.: Bell's palsy is one type of facial palsy; there are many others. ("palsy" is an old term for paralysis.).
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Vipond
18 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Bell's /facial palsy: Bell's palsy refers to a weakness of the facial nerve (nerve that controls the movement of the facial muscles) from an unknown cause. Facial palsy ref ... Read More
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