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Write-up: December 23, 2020, at approximately, 1645 patient noted right eye numbness that tingled into right cheek. At 1730, looked in the mirror and noted no movement in muscles on right side of face. Could raise right eyebrow, but right eyebrow and below numbness and no movement. Patient spoke with physician at Public Health Department and it was recommended patient go to Primary Care to see provider NP. Then at approximately, 1920 went to the local Emergency Department and was seen by Dr. in the ER department. Dr. consulted with on call neurologist. Patient states she was diagnosed with Bells Palsy and given oral steroids ("three pills), then started a Medrol Dose Pak the next morning. As of today, December 28, 2020 patient reports "Face and eye area feel normal. My mouth is not drooping. I have at least 50% of my movement back." Patient continues to take Medrol Dose Pak. On day 4 of Medrol Dose Pak has 3 more days. Emergency Department recommended patient follow up with pcp in 5-7 days.
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