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A 45-year-old female asked:

i have been diagnosed with bells palsy and month after that a neurologist diagnosed me with synkinesis . this horribly affects my speech and also my left eye. i have done a mri and nothing was found. i want to be normal. what can be done for me now?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Synkinesis: Treatment options include botox injections, surgery or neuromuscular retraining. If one is available near you, contact a Bell's Palsy Foundation for help. Perhaps your neurologist can refer you to specialists who can advise you further.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2018

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