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How long does it take for bell palsy from forceps to leave?

How long does it take for bell palsy from forceps to leave?

Not Bell's palsy: Bell's palsy is facial weakness or paralysis that has no definite cause and may be due to a viral infection. Facial palsy from forceps trauma is usually temporary since the nerve is bruised and not actually cut. This weakness can days days or months to recover depending on how badly the nerve was injured. Permanent weakness is rare. ...Read more

Palsy (Definition)

...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


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How long does it take for bell's palsy to heal?

How long does it take for bell's palsy to heal?

Variable course: Bells palsy typically runs its course over 4-12 weeks. Keep in mind however that the condition can remain permanent. Usually the weakness in the face starts rapidly then slowly resolves based on the degree of inflammation within the nerve as well as whether or not intervention has occurred and how much damage was done to the nerve. The earlier recovery starts the better chance of full recovery. ...Read more

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Bell palsy , how long does it take to wear off?

Depends: The recovery time for bell's plasy varies greatly. Some level of recovery is possible in a few weeks. However, only about 1/4 of patients will completly recover. Almost 3/4 of patients will recover to "near normal." the time to recovery varies greatly by individual. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to recover from a stroke?

How long does it usually take to recover from a stroke?

Depends: Strokes are classified into a variety of subtypes. Recovery is often linked to the type of stroke that occurred. Regardless, patience and aggressive therapy is key to progressing. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a temporal stroke?

How long does it take to recover from a temporal stroke?

Left or right: Every stroke is unique, with effects dependent upon many factors including physical fitness, co-morbidities, size of brain tissue injury, rapidity of onset, mechanism of onset. Recovery may come in days, weeks, years, or never. If the stroke involves the dominant temporal responsible for speech prognosis is worse than for equal sized non-dominant temporal lobe stroke, other things being equal. ...Read more

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How long does it take to fully recover from a mastectomy?

How long does it take to fully recover from a mastectomy?

"Weeks": Recovery following a mastectomy depends heavily on the type of mastectomy, whether a reconstruction is performed & which method. Without reconstruction, one may be out of the hospital in a day & back to work in 10-14 days. With reconstruction, these numbers are (at least) doubled. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a facelift?

How long does it take to recover from a facelift?

About 1 Week: Most will notice a 2-3 day period of swelling and possible bruising. This is usually gone to the point where most observers would not see the "obvious" signs of having had surgery. Pain is mild and usually patients can take plain tylenol (acetaminophen) by the 2nd or 3rd day. Many md's will recommend that you wear a "wrap" garment for several days after the procedure. Most of my patients are back to work at 1 wk. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a full stroke?

How long does it take to recover from a full stroke?

What is "full"?: A full stroke would best be defined as fatal. There is no such thing but there are completed strokes in which the full extent of the damage has already been realized. Stroke recovery depends on many things including age, co-mordities, life-style support systems (family, friends etc) and a person's determination to overcome the stroke. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a hand surgery?

How long does it take to recover from a  hand surgery?

Hand surgery: This is a complex question. Recovery depends on the surgery and the problem. Hand fractures require approximately 6 weeks for recovery. Tendons may require longer. Also comorbidities such as diabetes, etc prolong healing time ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a stroke in frontaltemporal?

How long does it take to recover from a stroke in frontaltemporal?

Uncertain: In patients who recover fully, it may take as little as a couple of weeks, or it may be several months. However, some frontal temporal strokes result in permanent damage and these individuals will not fully recover. It depends on how much brain tissue is affected. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a trabeculoplasty?

How long does it take to recover from a trabeculoplasty?

1 to 2 days: Your vision should be clear.and your eye comfortable one to two days after the procedure. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a mastectomy?

How long does it take to recover from a mastectomy?

3 to 4 wks: Most of the patents will recover in 3 to 4 wks, then also most of them under go chemotherapy or radiation which will prolong the recovery for months. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a hemigastrectomy?

How long does it take to recover from a hemigastrectomy?

Depends : If there are no complications, the hospital stay should be 3-6 days, and you would typically be back to mostly normal activity by 6-12 weeks. May need to eat smaller portions, and lower carbohydrates until the body adapts to avoid something called "dumping syndrome". Easy fatigue can last for months. Of course, everyone responds differently. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How long will it take to recover from a stroke?

How long will it take to recover from a stroke?

Alpha-omega: From 10 seconds to never. Depends on stroke size, location, patient age, comorbidities, degree of skillful medical care, home support system, good or bad habits, drug abuse/misuse, smoking, physical exercise, mental exercise, optimism/pessimism, etc. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a dacryocystorhinostomy?

How long does it take to recover from a dacryocystorhinostomy?

3 months is typical: A dacryocystorhinostomy involves the acute surgery, from which recovery is 1-2 weeks and a 3-6 month interval for the new tear drainage tunnel to develop a well formed epithelial lining so that it can function for you. At that point the stent tubing can be removed. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a lumpectomy?

How long does it take to recover from a lumpectomy?

Within 1 week: It is an outpatient procedure so you will go home the same day. Most patients experience some soreness and swelling. However by the next day, you are functional and able to take care of yourself (brush your hair, cook). Just no vigorous exercise or heavy lifting for about 1 week. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to recover from bell's palsy?

Please tell me how long it takes for to recover from bell's palsy?

It varies: There is no specific time for recovery from a bell's palsy. Some patients recover faster then others. There is a small number of patients who never recover but the majority recover eventually. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a broken neck?

How long does it take to recover from a broken neck?

Usually 3 months: Depending on the severity of the injury and fracture(break), most commonly the fracture heals within 3 months. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from an otoplasty?

How long does it take to recover from an otoplasty?

Not too long: Initial recovery from otoplasty and the anesthesia can take a few days to a week to feel back to normal, have pain subside, and bruising decrease. Depending on your surgeon's preference you will need to wear a head band over the ears continuously for 1-2 weeks and then typically at night for 4-6 weeks until healing is more solidified. ...Read more

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For how long does it take to recover from a bi-lateral mastectomy?

For how long does it take to recover from a bi-lateral mastectomy?

Depends : 2-6 weeks? Small breasts! Young person? Other disease? Or risk factors. Obesity? ...Read more

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How long does it take for bell palsy from forceps to leave?

Not Bell's palsy: Bell's palsy is facial weakness or paralysis that has no definite cause and may be due to a viral infection. Facial palsy from forceps trauma is usually temporary since the nerve is bruised and not actually cut. This weakness can days days or months to recover depending on how badly the nerve was injured. Permanent weakness is rare. ...Read more

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Bell palsy , how long does it take to wear off?

Depends: The recovery time for bell's plasy varies greatly. Some level of recovery is possible in a few weeks. However, only about 1/4 of patients will completly recover. Almost 3/4 of patients will recover to "near normal." the time to recovery varies greatly by individual. ...Read more

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How much time does bell palsy last?

Bell Palsy: Very variable in time, some can clear in days and some can take months to clear, in rare cases the palsy can be permanent. ...Read more

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Bell palsy in babbies curable?

Full recovery usual: Acute dysfunction of the facial nerve can occur in newborns and in infants. Some are the result of trauma to the facial nerve from forceps, some due to virus infections, some due to ear infections, others without definite cause. The outcome is usually excellent with full recovery. Some infant are born with defective facial nerves (moebius syndrome) that is permanent. ...Read more

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Could I have gotten bell palsy from allergic reaction!?

Could I have gotten bell palsy from allergic reaction!?

Unlikely: The exact cause of bell's palsy is unknown but is thought to be due to a viral infection. Everyone with a new facial paralysis or weakness should be evaluated by an ENT specialist or a neurologist. ...Read more

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My sister (26) had bell palsy attack 3 days back, she still had numbness on her cheeks, is it curable, time to recover from attack?

My sister (26) had bell palsy attack 3 days back, she still had numbness on her cheeks,  is it curable,  time to recover from attack?

Bells Palsy: Doctors dont know what causes Bells Palsy. We know the nerve gets inflamed and stops functioning correctly. Early treatment is important because the effects of Bells Palsy can be permanent. Many doctors prescribe prednisone, and sometime anti-viral medicine such as acyclovir, since it is theorized that a viral infection of the nerve may be a cause. Consult a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Bell palsy and vertigo about 8 months ago now could vertigo and bells palsy have to do wit a tumor on the 7&8 cranial nerve sence i still have them?

Bell palsy and vertigo about 8 months ago now  could vertigo and bells palsy have to do wit a tumor on the 7&8 cranial nerve sence i still have them?

Rarely: Bell's palsy can often take a long time to resolve, and rarely can have permanent effects. In very rare cases, symptoms can be caused by a tumor, but you should consult an ENT doctor for this. ...Read more

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At 2 weeks post op Craniotomy R side facial weakness started Surgeon said post op inflammation of 7th cranial nerve not Bell Palsy. How can they tell?

At 2 weeks post op Craniotomy R side facial weakness started Surgeon said post op inflammation of 7th cranial nerve not Bell Palsy. How can they tell?

7th nerve: Bells Palsy is usually caused by a virus. Since you just had a craniotomy and your nerve was originally working most likely it is a temporary scenario caused by acute swelling surrounding the nerve. ...Read more

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Help in Dx.female hvng haematological impaired investigation. RBC-5.5, HCT-31, MCV-60.1, MCH-17.4, MCHC-29,platelet-160,000. Past hx bell palsy, Dx??

Help in Dx.female hvng haematological impaired investigation.
RBC-5.5, HCT-31, MCV-60.1, MCH-17.4, MCHC-29,platelet-160,000.
Past hx bell palsy,
Dx??

This is serious: Nobody here can diagnose you. However, I am gravely concerned not just that you are severely anemic, but that you are perhaps losing blood as a result of some other serious illness. If your physician won't give you straight answers and guide you through a fast, efficient workup, ask for a hematology consult. ...Read more

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Pinched nerve in the spine can cause temp face paralysis Bell Palsy? Started sleeping on right side and started moving left face.Inflammation? Chiro?

Pinched nerve in the spine can cause temp face paralysis  Bell Palsy? Started sleeping on right side and started moving left face.Inflammation? Chiro?

Facial nerve: bells palsy is caused by compression or inflammation of the facial nerve. The nerve starts in the brain stem and exists skull away from the spine. In my opinion a cervical spine problem would be an unusual cause of Bell's palsy. Don't think cervical manipulation with a chiropractor would be very beneficial for this condition. ...Read more

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I have occipital neuralgia nerve migraine headaches. Still wondering why I have numbness an it look like I have bell palsy on the right side of my fac?

I have occipital neuralgia nerve migraine headaches. Still wondering why I have numbness an it look like I have bell palsy on the right side of my fac?

Occipital neuralgia.: This is difficult situation to give a simple answer and I would suggest seeing a neurologist for complete evaluation and explanation. ...Read more

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I have bell palsy, and the side that was affected by the illness feels like my veins are burning from the top of my shoulder, to my breast.

I have bell palsy, and the side that was affected by the illness feels like my veins are burning from the top of my shoulder, to my breast.

Facial nerve: Ruth, as the facial nerve is healing after Bell's palsy, the nerve might form new connections that don't behave normally. There is a muscle called the platysma in your neck and upper chest that is innervated by the facial nerve. Maybe this is sending false sensory signals through the nerve that feel painful. Ask your doctor if gabapentin or pregabalin might help you, if it's really painful. ...Read more

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Having Pains In My Right Chest and Arm n Hand Gets Numb been having kidneys pains as well what can it be i had bell palsy before?

Having Pains In My Right Chest and Arm n Hand Gets Numb been having kidneys pains as well what can it be i had bell palsy before?

Chest pain, hand num: There are several things in the differential but in regards to the chest pain and hand numbness, this could be thoracic outlet syndrome. Cannot explain flank pain. flank pain and chest pain could be occult pulmonary embolism and in that case, cannot explain numbness in the hand. Not simple. There could be more than one thing going on. You need to see your primary care doctor for comprehensive exam ...Read more

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How long does it take for bell's palsy to heal?

Variable course: Bells palsy typically runs its course over 4-12 weeks. Keep in mind however that the condition can remain permanent. Usually the weakness in the face starts rapidly then slowly resolves based on the degree of inflammation within the nerve as well as whether or not intervention has occurred and how much damage was done to the nerve. The earlier recovery starts the better chance of full recovery. ...Read more

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Does half the face remain stiff after bell's palsy ? How long does it take to get cured fully ?

Does half  the face remain stiff after bell's palsy ? How long does it take to get cured fully ?

Bell's Palsy: It can take up to 6 months for your face to recover movement after Bell's Palsy. Sometimes the recovery is not complete. ...Read more

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How long does it take for treatment to cure bells palsy?

Most cases resolve: Spontaneously, whether given meds or not. Some controversy regarding use of antivirals, but steroids do add some value. Most cases fully resolve within about 4 weeks, and the usual recovery figure is about 92%, so things usually work out very well. ...Read more

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How long does it take for prednisone 5mg totake effect ( i've been diagnosed with bell's palsy) ?

Variable: Bells palsy is due to compression of the facial nerve in its narrow canal leaving the inside of the skull to the face. Depending upon the degree of swelling felt due to viral infection of the nerve, the recovery is variable. Prednisone can cut down the swelling and limit the damage, but Prednisone cannot get to a compressed nerve. We usually give six months for best recovery. ...Read more

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With bell's palsy and steroids how long does it take for your eye to recover and be able to blink and close eye?

With bell's palsy and steroids how long does it take for your eye to recover and be able to blink and close eye?

Weeks to months: It takes weeks to months to recover. If your eye is bothering you, see an ophthalmologist for help. ...Read more

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Paralysis (Definition)

A paralyzed limb cannot be voluntarily moved, and the term reflects leg involvement, paraplegia, full body, quadriplegia, and less than full, tetraplegia. Causes can be many, including stroke, trauma, ...Read more