How to take good care of facial paralysis?
General care: should avoid wind and cold, wear a mask when going out, pay attention to facial warmth, apply hot water (about 70 seconds) with a towel and apply the affected face 5-6 times a day for 10 minutes each time.
You can also use a hot water bottle to apply heat to your face. The temperature should be about 70, 3-4 times a day, 20-30 minutes each time. You can also use infrared radiation. Use wet gauze to cover the eyes that cannot be closed.-20 minutes, 2 times a day.
After irradiation, gently touch the face under your hands to promote blood circulation and make it better.
As this disease affects chewing, food tends to stay between the cusps of the affected side when eating and chewing. Therefore, oral care should be done. Rinse mouth with 3% soda or warm water after meals and brush your teeth before going to bed.
Eyelids cannot be closed, apply eye ointment before going to bed, and cover the eyes with wet saline gauze to protect the cornea.
Emotional care: The onset of this disease suddenly, some patients lack of understanding, inner depression, causing changes in face, silent all day long, more patients are worried about the prognosis, according to the patient’s various concerns, sincerely and patiently explain the questions raised by the patient, And proactively explain to the patient the cause of the disease and the prognosis of the change in the condition.
Patients with crooked faces should try their best to considerate care, strengthen the help in life, and communicate in language.
The patient was respected and comforted, his emotions were pleasant, and the blood and blood flowed smoothly, so that the patient could drive away the heart disease, remove anxiety, build confidence, cooperate with the treatment, and he must recover.
Adjusting the diet: As the disease reduces appetite and chewing function and affects appetite, patients should be encouraged to eat as much as possible, given the appropriate patient’s taste, and nutritious, delicious and light, easy to digest semi-liquid or soft diet, to avoid spicy cold stimulation products.