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My mother is suffering with paralysis on right side of face, please advise

My mother is suffering with paralysis on right side of face from last one week. I would like to know what kind of precautions should we take. She is going for physiotherapy daily, but no improvement till now. We are really worried for her. What time it will take to cure. Pl. advise.
Sun, 23 Oct 2011
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u shud always wrie details... is she hypertensive also usually is the case ..other illnesses ...look these people always have a higher chance of second attack ...landing the patient in amore poor state ....& bad part is that recovery is very poor ..... alll u do is follow the treatment regulrlyl You can contact me at: with all your details including medicines .your test reports, your other illnesses
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General & Family Physician Dr. Syed Anwar Nadeem's  Response
Don't worry she will be fine soon you just massage OLIVE OIL on the affected are twice a day

GOD bless her
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Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist Suhani Sethi's  Response
she should insert a cotton inside her ear.
avoid going in cold.
consult a physio.
SWD to the affected side of the face can greatly help.
electrical stimulation with IG current can help.
facial exercises are of great help. blowing, whisling,etc
taping can also help.
massage is also useful.
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Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist Praveen's  Response
Welcome to HealtrhcareMagic
Recovery will take some time please be patience. Physiotherapy treatment is good for your mother. Electrical stimulation and exercises are very helpful to recover muscles power.Exercises play important role here because it will regain the muscle power because if he stop the exercises it may create other deformities as well as motivation and emotional support is very important for the patient.
Wish your mother recover very soon.
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vinay's  Response

Vani, Physiotheraphy is the only solution. It will start showing the effect after 1 month time. she need more support from you all to boost up, so spend time with her more and shoe the positive thing. She will be get well soon. good luck..

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