Bells Palsy Complications
Complications may include: Irreversible damage to your facial nerve. Abnormal regrowth of nerve fibers. This may result in involuntary contraction of certain muscles when you’re trying to move others (synkinesis) for example, when you smile, the eye on the affected side may close.Apr 2, 2020
What are the long-term effects of Bell’s palsy?
What happens if Bell’s palsy is left untreated?
Can Bell’s Palsy be serious?
Does Bell’s palsy affect the brain?
What are the first signs of recovery from Bell’s palsy?
Does Bell’s palsy get worse over time?
Is Bell’s Palsy considered a stroke?
Is Bell’s palsy caused by stress?
Does Bell’s palsy make you tired?
Can Bell’s Palsy affect your arm?
Does Bell’s palsy cause mental illness?
Why does my ear hurt with Bell’s palsy?
What is the fastest way to get rid of Bell’s palsy?
- Using eye protection. If a Bell’s palsy patient cannot fully close his or her eye, lubricating eyedrops and/or an eye ointment may be prescribed to help keep the eye moist. …
- Taking over-the-counter medications. …
- Performing physical therapy exercises.