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Suggest remedy for numbness in face

My sister woke up with left side of her face numb and the dr. said it was bells palsy, she got steroid shot but then the next day she was so dizzy when she opened her eyes and became weak in the legs. CT done no tumors or stroke. went to ent and said she does not have vertigo or bells palsy. Is on b/p med and b/p is controlled and has no other health issues.
Wed, 29 Apr 2020
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Hello,

Weakness in legs, numb face in a person with high blood pressure is denoting towards a neurologic cause. In such a case, she may need a opinion from a neuro-physician. The advanced investigations like MR Angio are more helpful in such cases.You should not wait.

Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Mukesh Tiwari, Orthopedic Surgeon
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Suggest remedy for numbness in face

Hello, Weakness in legs, numb face in a person with high blood pressure is denoting towards a neurologic cause. In such a case, she may need a opinion from a neuro-physician. The advanced investigations like MR Angio are more helpful in such cases.You should not wait. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Mukesh Tiwari, Orthopedic Surgeon