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If I have a radiofrequency coagulation will my face droop, in addition to being numb?

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Dr. Kevin Berry
Dentistry
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In brief: Facial droop

It all depends on what level and where on the nerve branch they are doing the radio frequency? It is common in about 10% of the cases to have delayed numbness and drooping.
Talk to your md first to weigh the pros and cons of the procedure.

In brief: Facial droop

It all depends on what level and where on the nerve branch they are doing the radio frequency? It is common in about 10% of the cases to have delayed numbness and drooping.
Talk to your md first to weigh the pros and cons of the procedure.
Dr. Kevin Berry
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Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: It might

Ablating the facial nerve carries with it the risk of facial nerve paralysis.

In brief: It might

Ablating the facial nerve carries with it the risk of facial nerve paralysis.
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
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