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Bell's Palsy Recovery Time

For many people, the complete recovery time from Bell's palsy ranges from three to six months. Typically, improvement is gradual, but recovery will vary from person to person.

Bell's Palsy Recovery: An Overview

The prognosis for individuals with Bell's palsy is generally very good. The extent of nerve damage determines the extent of recovery time. Generally, improvement is gradual, but recovery times vary.

Bell's Palsy Recovery Time

With or without treatment, most individuals begin to get better within 2 weeks after the initial onset of symptoms of Bell's palsy. The complete recovery time for most people with Bell's palsy ranges from 3 to 6 months. For some people, however, recovery time may be longer.
In a few cases, the Bell's palsy symptoms may never completely disappear. In rare cases, a person can have a recurrence of Bell's palsy, either on the same or the opposite side of the face.
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