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2nd time getting Bells Palsy
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Hi everyone,My name is Patricia, I'm 16 years old and this is my second time getting Bells Palsy.I got it last year too. I don't know whether I should stay at home or go to school.I'm scared I'll be made fun of but I also don't want to go because my eye hurts so much especially when it's cold, it dries out quickly. How long should I stay home for?
Posted on 11/12/12, 06:35 pm
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Reply #1 - 11/14/12  5:07pm
" I'd go to school, use saline eye drops to keep the eye moist.

Best wishes in healing. "
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Reply #2 - 11/20/12  1:05am
" I wish I knew. I got it once, four years ago. So scared it will come back, I feel your pain. It was really embarassing, when my face got paralized, and my eye had to be taped shit. Thankfully mine went away in a month, but it was a rough month. Still having aphasia to this day, my words get mixed up.

Doctor said I might have had a mini stroke along with it, to explain the aphasia. Thank you. "
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Reply #3 - 11/20/12  1:07am
" Please excuse my typo, I meant to say when my eye had to be taped SHUT, not the other word. So sorry, I never curse, but do type pretty bad. Sorry for the mistake. Taped my eye Shut.

I wish you the best of luck. I hear it can go away faster second time around. Wishing you a quick recovery. "
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Reply #4 - 01/05/13  11:58pm
" Im actually the same im also 16 and have it again i had it 5 years ago but it came back and i remember years ago my school let me bring the work home and do it maybe get your parents to call the school and explain the situation. "

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