When is treatment considered for patients with Bell palsy (idiopathic facial paralysis) (IFP)?

Updated: Jun 14, 2019
  • Author: Danette C Taylor, DO, MS, FACN; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Many issues must be addressed in treating patients with Bell palsy. The most important is the onset of symptoms. Treatment may be considered for patients who present within 1–4 days of the onset of paralysis.


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