Rialtus (rialtus) wrote,
Rialtus
rialtus

I've got a bad feeling about this...

This morning I woke up with a strange feeling on the right side of my mouth. The best way I can describe it is the feeling like I was recouping from a Novocain shot. However, I didn't have a shot, and this feeling stayed with me all day. There is *no* visual impairment, and I am *not* slurring my speech. It is just this strange feeling. I did go to work, and nothing changed. I discussed this on the train, and people were freaking me out talking about Bell's Palsy. When I got home, Jen said we were going to the doctor...

It's not Bell's Palsy but cranial neuritis. Basically one of my cranial nerves is likely inflamed, probably due to a viral infection. It is affecting my feeling but is not inhibiting motion. My doctor wanted to give me a day or two off but it isn't necessary. I now have an anti-virus (ha!) and anti-inflammatory to take for the next 10 days.

The feeling will, unfortunately, not go away like it came. No, it will just gradually fade away...
Tags: me
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments