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Recovering nicely from bell's palsey. Just noticed a slight tingling same side top of my head/scalp. Does that mean the nerves are regenerating?
Paresthesias: May be indicative of nerve irritability associated with re-innervation and peripheral sprouting, but could instead merely be a transient event associated with new nerve fibre sensitivity. Either way, no cause for alarm, as most likely associated with resolution of your problem, . ...Read more
In panic found out hubby has bells palsey I'm afraid I will get because I've a cold n allergies can you get it from a cold,I have anxiety really bad
Depends on age : Treatment of autism spectrum disorders can change emphasis at different ages, pt and ot may be helpful for CP and depending on the features and severity of autism psychological treatments, psychiatric medications, speech and language therapy, social skills therapy etc. Focus may depend on what r the most disabiliting symptoms in terms of setting priorities. Start with good assessment. ...Read more
My 43 year old son is got to have surgery on his hand for radial palsey in his hand what can we expect to happen after the surgery?
Depends: It depends on the cause of the radial nerve injury and the length of time it has been present. He will need several weeks to heal, extended physical therapy with a skilled hand therapist, and, hopefully, in time, he will regain strength in his hand. Nerves can regenerate but do so very slowly: 1-2 years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Most of the time things are fine in a few weeks, but around 5% never recover fully. ...Read more
I have had bells palsey since october 11 2011 I have no helth insurance and have not seen a neurologist any reccomendations my right eye wont close ?
Oh boy.: The most important thing is that you make sure your eye does not dry out. You should be taping the eye closed at night and using wetting drops all day. As a rule bells palsy gets better even though without treatment your recovery won't be as good as with treatment. At this point medicines won't help although not all facial paralysis is bells. You should find an ENT clinic somewhere and get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any help for recurrent laryngeal nerve palsey unhealed 2yr post fna? Why would laryngoscope &/or numbing seem to worsen symptoms (done 1yr after fna)?
ENT surgeon: Have you seen an ENT surgeon who does implants or injections in the trachea to bring the paralyzed vocal cord to the midline- making it easier to vocalize? It is probably not worse due to the laryngoscopy but from continued denervation of the muscle from the nerve injury. Seek another ENT for opinion and try to get someone who offers one of the above procedures. ...Read more