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Can Bells Palsy cause headaches?

Bells Palsy is a separate phenomenon and more likely than not has an origin in a small herpetic virus but there is no certainty in that. Bells Palsy affects one side of the face and the migraine headache may be on that side of the head. A definite correlation between the two is not forthcoming. Treatments are very different and Bells Palsy should be treated aggressively with appropriate steroids and anti-viral medications.

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How long does it take to recover from Bell's palsy?
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What is Bell's palsy?
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