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A 43-year-old member asked:

Should i be concerned if my dad has parkinson's and he always has a very expressionless look to his face. is this part of the disease?

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Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
This is: part of the condition. It can make it difficult for you as you do not have the usual visual clues to help you understand how your father is feeling. Know that behind the blank mask is the same father you have known and loved over the years with all the emotions one can have, he is just unable to move the facial muscles in the manner you would expect to communicate those.

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