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Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
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Experience:  Neurosurgeon - Brain, spine, and peripheral nerve surgery
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Gd evening, i had shingles & bell palsy was referred to a

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gd evening, i had shingles & bell palsy was referred to a nuerologist, but the earliest I can see the Dr is on 10 Feb; my question is i've been having pain caused by the bell palsy & im tolerating the pain as much as I can handle because i'm scared to drink pain reliever meds
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: since I finished taking the prescribed meds for the shingles; let me take the names, give me 2 mins
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: on Nov 5, 2016 I went to Renown Urgent care and I was diagnosed with: Bell palsy (210391) primary; Herpes zoster with other complication (1544996) and cellulitis of left upper extremity (489461)
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 days ago.

I'm sorry you hd shingles and bell palsy

we can't prescribe pain medications to clients over the internet

we are here to answer medical questions.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I'm sorry im turning down the offer; I will just seek a neurologist here in Reno, NV. Please don't process this transaction. Thank you for your time.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 days ago.

you are welcome