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Can bell's palsy cause problems with eating/swallowing?
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Dr. Lori Wagner
Internal Medicine
In brief: No
If you have problems with eating or swallowing, then another diagnosis needs to be considered.
The facial nerve (which bell's palsy is a paralysis of) does not innervate the areas involved with eating or swallowing.

In brief: No
If you have problems with eating or swallowing, then another diagnosis needs to be considered.
The facial nerve (which bell's palsy is a paralysis of) does not innervate the areas involved with eating or swallowing.
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