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What is bell's palsy and how can it be treated ?

Can bells palsy cause a rise in vl while on Truvada, stoctrin and Purbac DS. The reason is Dec my cd4 was 258 and vl 50 and today my cd4 is 304 and vl is 7168 and had this bells palys now In concerned about this dectetable vl as I drink my medicine correct and am now loosing hope. Regards VN
Asked On : Fri, 18 Mar 2011
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Bells Palsy can be due to infections, esp Herpes and HIV itself. But your Cd4 count is looking better but the viral load has increased. Yes your Bell's Palsy can be due to HIV. It is normally treated with steroids, but consult a neurologist for the treatment.
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