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A 41-year-old female asked:

can't get any answers from drs . numbness for 6 months face head neck & weakness in arm & drooping right side of face. please help ? i

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Dr. Scott Tromanhauser
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 35 years experience
See a neurologist: If you haven't done it already, go see a neurologist. If you have done so, get a second opinion.
Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 46 years experience
Bells palsey: Could be a temporay condition called bells palsey. See a neurologist. May need a brain scan or vascular study.
Dr. Marion McMillan
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
Conversion reaction: Strong possibility of underlying psychiatric disease.

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