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What can I do to accelerate my recovery rate? I have bell's palsy and i been like this for about 3 months?

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Dr. Aaron Haug
Neurology

In brief: See an ENT

Recovery rates from bell's palsy vary widely.
When symptoms first appear, steroids (such as prednisone) improve recovery, and anti-virals (such as Acyclovir or valacyclovir) may provide an added benefit. After 3 months, these medications are unlikely to be helpful. Sometimes nerve translocation surgeries can help restore facial movement; consult with an ent.

In brief: See an ENT

Recovery rates from bell's palsy vary widely.
When symptoms first appear, steroids (such as prednisone) improve recovery, and anti-virals (such as Acyclovir or valacyclovir) may provide an added benefit. After 3 months, these medications are unlikely to be helpful. Sometimes nerve translocation surgeries can help restore facial movement; consult with an ent.
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