Bell Palsy (cont.)
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Bell's Palsy Prognosis
Bell's palsy usually goes away by itself without treatment. Most people begin recovery in 2 to 3 weeks, with 70% to 85% of people showing complete recovery in 2 to 3 months. There is a 10% recurrence rate. Those who are at a higher risk of not getting completely better are often older and those who have a slow recovery from symptoms.
Medically reviewed by Jon Glass, MD; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/12/2015
Shahram Lotfipour, MD
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