BELL'S PALSY

 
  
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How long will the effects last?

Written by : DoctorNDTV Team
Checked by : Dr Chris Allen
Consultant Neurologist,
Cambridge, England

The degree of weakness is important to predict whether nerve function will return completely or not though 80% of people recover completely. Patients with no movement of the facial muscles at all generally have less than full return of muscle movement. Mild cases with at least some muscle movement can usually expect a complete recovery.

  
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