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Is it safe to fly as i am having bell's palsy ?

i have trigeminal nerve damage and suffer with severe head ,neck and eye pain due to having bells palsy i take lots of prescribed medication inc gabapentin and i was woundering if i am ok to fly or will this make my pain worse
Asked On : Sun, 7 Aug 2011
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Hi!
I think there is no contraindication for fly, if you have a trigeminal nerve problem.
It is advisable to take pain killer 2 hours before you fly.
For trigeminal sever pain, you can consult a good neuro surgeon who can do a surgical treatment to get relief from pain.
Have a speedy recovery.
Answered: Sun, 7 Aug 2011
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