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I have bells palsy for over 6 months. would nerve decompression surgery help.

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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Discuss with doctor : You need to have your diagnosis confirmed by a medical professional and possible treatment options discussed depending on the severity of the condition. An input of a Neurosurgeon is invaluable here.of course imaging will be essential to give clarity as to the site of the nerve impeachment if any
Dr. Jeffrey Gross
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Bells Palsy implies that the source of facial weakness is unknown ("idiopathic"), but see your neurosurgeon, who may consider an MRI to see if there is a physical issue with the facial nerve.
Aug 10, 2020

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