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Is Botox effective in managing facial tics?

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Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal

ENT Specialist

Practicing since :2008

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Posted on Tue, 14 Mar 2017 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I had a warthins tumor and parotidectomy and have a facial tic and nerve damage
Any thing I can do to allege the problem.. My Dr is offering botox
Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Facial tics

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
Facial tics after a parotid surgery is one of the outcomes. It usually disappears within few days.
Please tell me do you have any facial paresis also?
Any facial deviation or inability to close an eye?
The treatment will depend on this.
If facial tics don't subside in few days than botulinum injection is one of the best options.
Also tell me how many days have passed and any steroids that you recieved for This?
Thanks and regards
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