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Have a question about bells palsy

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Have a question about bells palsy
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I had Bell's palsy 20 years ago
And recovered about 60%
My s
Smile is not good and have a lot of tightness in my face
I have tried Botox but made matters worse
Is there anything else I can do to help with an uneven smile and tightness on the paralyzed side of my face?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have been waiting for a response
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 1 year ago.
Hello
It is not likely this can be improved at this point.
However, I have had good Chinese medicine doctors, with acupuncture, improve this situation.
There are a number in the US now.
That might be worth a try.
OK, so that is an initial answer….
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I would I find a good Chinese acupuncturist
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 1 year ago.
http://www.takingcharge.csh.umn.edu/explore-healing-practices/what-traditional-chinese-medicine/where-can-i-find-qualified-practitioner
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