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Palsy that affects the eye and one side of face. My friend

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Palsy that affects the eye and one side of face. My friend went on pretesone immediately. How long will it take for recovery?
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Any other skin concerns?
Customer: She has been dealing with this issue since last Friday
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I don't know because she is a friend.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 month ago.

bells' palsy might not fully recover.

Even when it is treated there is often some residual palsy.

Medicine does not have great answers.

Typically, prednisone and an antiviral would have been started.

Your friend should see a neurologist if he/she has not.

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