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Would physiotherapy be enough to treat Bell's palsy or does it require any surgery ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Jun-2013
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User:Good evening Doctor
Doctor:this is Dr XXXXXXX
Doctor:Good evening
Doctor:how are you?
User:although i submitted my query just sme time back i was little tensed so had to chat
User:i am fine doctor, Thank You!!
Doctor:we can do it anyway you like
User:my Father got a stroke 1 week back
Doctor:i am sorry
User:and doctor confirmed that to be Bellspalsy
Doctor:I am sorry I didnt get the question
User:Would pysiotherapy be enough or does it require any suregry
Doctor:no surgery is required XXXXXXX unless he had a hemorrhagic stroke and there is an increase in the intracranial pressure
Doctor:for the stroke
Doctor:aspirin and other therapy to manage other conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure
Doctor:symptoms usually take time to resolve
User:Doctors declared that there is no hamorrage
Doctor:but the right care can make a huge difference
Doctor:then no surgery should be needed
User:ok...i would also like to knw the POC to contact furtehr details like fees and if any reimbursement
User:dnt mind doctor for asking thsi question
Doctor:you need to speak with the Mediassist people XXXXXXX
Doctor:No I dont mind
Doctor:its understandable
Doctor:Maybe the HR department should be able to guide you
User:If there are any network hospitals which are under health care magic, i would deftly go for medication der
Doctor:No, there arent any hospitals under Healthcare Magic XXXXXXX
Doctor:What we can do is get you free opinions from reputed neurologists and cardiologists
User:Thanks a lot doctor
Doctor:but that would be an online exercise only
User:i was worried abt my dad's condition
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:But please believe that it will get better
User:thanks again Doctor
Doctor:is there any other concern I can address?
User:no thx a ton :-)
User:Gud bye doctor...have a nice evening!!!
Doctor:you too
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