A 41-year-old female asked:
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i got bells palsy in december (had a mri)and have healed physically. i still get the terrible pains in the back of the head sometimes. is this normal?

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Dr. Edward Burney
43 years experience Ophthalmology
HA post Bells: May be post inflammatory neuralgia, since many times bells palsy is due to inflammation of the 7th nerve (facial nerve). Otc Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) for a few days may help reduce the inflammation and headache, if not, see your doc.
Answered on May 6, 2018
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