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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 TREATMENT PROGNOSIS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW -->Sudden weakness or paralysis on one side of your face that causes it to droop. This is the main symptom. It may make it hard for you to close your eye on that side of your face.-->Drooling.-->Eye problems, such as excessive tearing or a dry eye.-->Loss of ability to taste.-->Pain in or behind your ear.-->Numbness in the affected side of your face.-->Increased sensitivity to sound. WHAT MIGHT GO WRONG Your doctor may diagnose Bell's palsy by asking youquestions, such as about how your symptomsdeveloped. He or she will also give you a physical andneurological exam to check facial nerve function. SYMPTOMS Patients that do not make the full recoveryusually discover more under laying problemsafter medical tests. For the Patient and Family Members:Bell's Palsy can be scary, but know thatmost people make a full recovery in a short amount of time.For the Patient's Staff:First look at patient might be startling,but remain professional.Be kind and make no rude comments about thepatient's condition, because this could be a dramaticevent for them. Also provide informationabout Bell's Palsy to help calm down scared patient. DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES -->Most people who have Bell's palsy recover completely,without treatment, in 1 to 2 months. -->Treatment with corticosteroid medicines(such as prednisone) can make it more likelythat you will regain all facial movement. Bell's Palsy If the cause of your symptoms is not clear,you may need other tests,such as blood tests, an MRI, or a CT scan. Bell's palsy usually goes away by itself without treatment.Most people begin recovery in 2 to 3 weeks, with 70% to 85%of people showing complete recovery in 2 to 3 months.
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