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Can you recover from bell's palsy?
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Yes, most do
Most people who get bell's palsy do recover normal facial movement although it may take months.
Some will get no return of facial movement and some will get partial movement back and perhaps even extra strong facial movements.

In brief: Yes, most do
Most people who get bell's palsy do recover normal facial movement although it may take months.
Some will get no return of facial movement and some will get partial movement back and perhaps even extra strong facial movements.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: It is possible
It is possible to fully recover from bell's palsy (facial nerve paralysis).
Sometimes this happens spontaneously without any medical treatment and other times outcomes are better if your doctor gives you medication (steroids and antivirals). Not infrequently, on closer examination of your facial muscles, your doctor (and you) may notice subtle weaknesses in your face. Others may not notice this.

In brief: It is possible
It is possible to fully recover from bell's palsy (facial nerve paralysis).
Sometimes this happens spontaneously without any medical treatment and other times outcomes are better if your doctor gives you medication (steroids and antivirals). Not infrequently, on closer examination of your facial muscles, your doctor (and you) may notice subtle weaknesses in your face. Others may not notice this.
Dr. Phil Zapanta
Dr. Phil Zapanta
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