Bell Palsy (cont.)
Bell's Palsy Self-Care at Home
After examination by a doctor and with proper diagnosis, you can begin facial exercises and stimulation of the facial muscles. These activities might speed your recovery.
- Relieve minor pain with over-the-counter pain medication such as ibuprofen (Motrin).
- Keep your droopy eyelid taped shut at night. Keep your eye moist with proper eyedrops (such as methylcellulose type) to prevent drying of the surface of your eye.
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