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

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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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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How long does bell's palsy take b4 it gets better?

3-6 weeks: The majority of people recover completely within 3-6 weeks; if you have absolutely no improvement a week into the disease, have unusual symptoms, or last beyond the 3-6 week time period, other diagnoses need to be considered. ...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