A 59-year-old female asked:
Can bells palsy cause facial swelling ?
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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman answered
44 years experience in Dentistry
Trigeminal Neuralgia: Your symptoms may be a neurological ailment called trigeminal neuralgia. Not a very well understood problem and should see your doctor, who may then possibly refer to a neurologist. There can be a TMJ relation, but tn, associated with bell's palsy, can create symptoms that mimic tmj/tmd. Bell's palsy is not well understood either and may come and go. Seems like you might be improving though.
Answered on Aug 7, 2017
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