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Dear Doctor, I have Bell"s Palsay for the past 5-6 months.

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Dear Doctor,I have Bell"s Palsay for the past 5-6 months. My face has not retained its normal shape despite constant manipulation. Will I ever recover completely
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
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That is a good concern.
Bell's palsy related facial distortion may persist for long time.
Sometimes it may take more than a year to get back original facial shape.
Physical therapy of the facial muscles, electrical stimulation of the facial nerve, and also high dose steroid courses may be tried to restore the original shape.
Please discuss with your neurologist about these options.
Best wishes,
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