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A 36-year-old female asked:

I have occipital neuralgia nerve migraine headaches. still wondering why i have numbness an it look like i have bell palsy on the right side of my fac?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology 62 years experience
Occipital neuralgia.: This is difficult situation to give a simple answer and I would suggest seeing a neurologist for complete evaluation and explanation.
Dr. Saul Hymes
pediatrics - Infectious Disease 16 years experience
Bell's palsy : There are a number of causes of Nell's palsy including herpes and Lyme disease among other non-infectious things. You should consult with your physician or a neurologist regarding the facial nerve problems.

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