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    Diabetes and Bells Palsy
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    shelthesinger posted:
    Has anyone out there ever had Bells Palsy due to their diabetes?
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    feelinghigh responded:
    I never had Bells Palsy but, my husband did. He does not have diabetes though. His lasted approximently 3 months and now has no signs of drooping.

    I had something very similar to Bells Palsy. I woke up one morning and my right arm was paralzed. I freaked out to say the least! I thought I had a stroke. My Neurologist did the Nerve Conduction Test and EMG and it showed I had nerve damage. I went to a Physical Therapist for a few months.

    Because of the paralysis my shoulder froze up. Then I had another thing to deal with. I'm happy to say the paralysis is all gone and the frozen shoulder is 99% better.

    By the way, I asked my Neurologist if it was the diabetes that caused it and he said there was no way he could know for sure. But, my GP said the diabetes was probably the cause. So, who knows????


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