Bell's palsy (Idiopathic peripheral facial palsy): Facial paralysis
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I have been on brand name Cymbalta for one year effective April 2017. My insurance made me switch to generic in April and on May 21 I began having facial numbness and tingling. Took Valtrex in case it was shingles. Returned June 10 into full blown Bells palsy with tics, but affecting both sides of face. I have seen a neurologist and Drs don't think its related to the generic medicine or Cymbalta period. I have lupus and that's why I always take brand names. Ive been on Valtrex and high doses of prednisone for the past 6 days and since decreasing the steroid, today is the last day, the numbness is coming back and tics as well. I am scheduled for a 90 minutes extensive MRI of the brain tomorrow night. If this is a side effect of generic Cymbalta, I'm considering cancelling the test.
I have had Bells Palsy for over 9 months. My recovery so far is at about 75%. About 2 weeks ago I got pink eye in both of my eyes, antibiotic drop are doing nothing. My non palsy eye is almost back to normal & had very little swelling. However, my left eye (bells palsy side) is almost swollen shut & won't stop tearing up. Has anyone else had both of these at the same time? Does anyone have any ideas or suggestion?
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I'm new to the group. I've been taking Serroquel for years and I've developed facial palsy my doctor is finally weaning me off of it and I'm hoping I'm wondering whether this facial paralysis will disappear gradually or if it's permanent. I'd like to hear comments from others experiencing the same symptoms.
I was diagnosed when i was 29 with bells palsy, my fiancé and i went to the hospital thinking i had a stroke........now i am 33-years -old and still have Facial paralysis.....my own sister called me Fiona from Shrek
Hello out there! Just returning from the hospital after several rounds of testing and wondering if my possible Tia is really bells palsy??? plus questioning a t3 connection. Any help appreciated! Maybe I should get off t3 then!!
My name is Laura, age 28. I am diagnosed with Hemiplegic Migraines and suffer of multiple symptoms when I get a HM attack: Bell's Palsy (mostly the right side), weak limbs, confusion, lethargic, mood changes, light sensitivity, noise sensitivity, etc. i also have a CACNA1A mutation, which some research shows can be linked to Hemiplegic Migraines.
I woke up last Friday with the right side of my face in parallel I went straight to dr was prescribed steroids and antiviral tomorrow will be one week no change yet I've been researching trying to figure out how long this will last I'm held up inside
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