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Bell's Palsy

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#1 Fri, 25/10/2019 - 13:55
PeterRB
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Bell's Palsy

Anyone heard of a connection between CH and Bell's Palsy.

On Saturday morning at 1.00 am I was woken with one of the worst CH I have ever experienced. When I got up at 7.00 am one side of my face had dropped. My GP says I have Bell's Palsy but does not know of a link with CH.

 

Peter B

Mon, 04/11/2019 - 14:37
ElizabethK
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Hi Peter,

Personally I have not come across a link with CH and Bell’s Palsy.  Have a word with your Neurologist for their take on this!

take care

Liz

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 10:06
Val
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As Liz says not heard of a link between CH and Bell's palsy, but sometimes sufferers can get a similar facial reaction during attacks called Horner's syndrome, sometimes also called Horton's syndrome.  

Val. 

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 14:46
PeterRB
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Thanks for the comments Liz & Val. I will look into this.

I have now seen the ENT department and they suspect a 'Acoustic Neuroma' which is a growth behind the inner ear at the base of the brain. Having an MRI next week. Same question again - anyone know anything about a link between this and CH.

Peter B

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