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Bells Palsy Mri
First was thot to be bells palsy, had MRI, brain & sonogram, carotid artery, vascular, but swelling more chin & down neck very painful , numbness also?
Question unclear: If you are in the process of undergoing a detailed evaluation your doctors have far more data than you can provide here. Herpes of the geniculate ganglion, Lyme disease, sarcoidosis and other entities must be considered, but HealthTap is not the place for individual diagnoses to be made. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more
...is a corruption of French "paralise" from Latinized Greek "paralysis." In the old days it meant any kind of persistent weakness. To this day Parkinson's disease is also called "paralysis agitans" which is a Latin translation of Dr. Parkinson's original name for it, the "shaking palsy." We've obviously reborrowed the full form "paralysis" into English as well; today ...Read more
I got bells palsy in december (had a mri)and have healed physically. I still get the terrible pains in the back of the head sometimes. Is this normal?
I got bells palsy december 2013= i had a mri. My face is 90% recovered but i still get the terrible headaches. Is this normal? Can go on a plane?
What's tender?: Most headaches come from muscle and fascia in the head, neck, upper shoulders, and upper back. Regardless of the bells palsy. Touch and feel where you are tender when you have a headache. If there are tender spots in back of neck, head, upper shoulders, see massage or myofascial release. Learn about myofascial pain. Learn more: www.Blatmanhealthandwellness.Com winers' guide to pain relief, book. ...Read more
Can you tell me if it's common with bells palsy for the affected side of your face and neck to ache?
Bells palsy since february 24. It has got somewhat better but have been getting tinnitus on on occasions lasting for a few days. Reason please?
Need an exam: Bell's palsy is a viral infection involving the facial nerve. If one examines the surrounding nerves closely the infection will also have subtle effects on these nerves as well. Tinnitus can be caused by injury to the nerve to the ear which is beside the facial nerve. If you have not had an evaluation you should have an MRI scan of the area as well as an audiogram and see an ent. ...Read more
Yes and no: True Bell's palsy and true trigeminal neuralgia are unrelated. You likely have 'something' going on causing recurring facial paralysis and trigeminal compression. Lymes disease a possibility. Also need a high quality MRI of head and skull base. Start with a neurologist or ENT and go from there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
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