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Can I travel with bell's palsy?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are no travel restrictions with bell's palsy.

In brief: Yes

There are no travel restrictions with bell's palsy.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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3 comments
Dr. Patrick Melder
No travel restrictions.. if you are having incomplete eye closure, just make sure you are protecting your eye. If you are traveling and will be out doors, you want to make sure debris does not get into the eye and cause a corneal abrasion.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Excellent recommendations by Dr. Melded!
Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Travel. Bell's Palsy

There should be no problems traveling with bell's palsy.
Depending on the severity of your facial weakness and ability to close the affected eye, you should make sure to have eye lubrication on hand. It may be necessary to tape your eye closed when you nap or sleep.

In brief: Travel. Bell's Palsy

There should be no problems traveling with bell's palsy.
Depending on the severity of your facial weakness and ability to close the affected eye, you should make sure to have eye lubrication on hand. It may be necessary to tape your eye closed when you nap or sleep.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
Dr. Anifat Balogun
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Bell's palsy should not affect your ability to travel.
However, as this often makes it harder to close your eye, you may need eye lubricants or eye pads to cover and protect your eye until the motion returns. You should be closely followed by a doctor experienced in the care of bell's palsy.

In brief: Yes

Bell's palsy should not affect your ability to travel.
However, as this often makes it harder to close your eye, you may need eye lubricants or eye pads to cover and protect your eye until the motion returns. You should be closely followed by a doctor experienced in the care of bell's palsy.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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