Facial Electromyography

Facial EMG (Electromyography)

Facial EMG (Electromyography)

Facial EMG (Facial Electromyography) is an electromyography procedure used to measure facial muscle activities. This test is specific to facial muscles. It measures the activities of facial muscles by detecting and amplifying the tiny electrical impulses generated by muscle fibers when they contract. This test evaluates the health and integrity of the facial nerve.

Why is Facial EMG done?

Doctors recommend Facial EMG to patients with various kinds of neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, ALS, stroke, and autism. If the patient experiences symptoms such as difficulty swallowing, tingling, numbness, etc.

What is the procedure for Facial EMG?

For the procedure of Facial EMG, the radiologist will put transparent gel and electrodes on the skin of the face to simulate the facial nerves and record the electrical activities.

How should one prepare for Facial EMG?

EMG Radiologist will give you instructions for the facial EMG procedure.

After Care

No special care is required after the procedure of facial EMG.

Cost of Facial Electromyography

The Facial EMG cost near me in Delhi ranges from INR 3,000 to INR 4,000. 

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Test Type Facial EMG (Electromyography)
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Facial (EMG) Electromyography (EMG Tests)

Preparation
  • Bathe properly, and wash arms, and legs well to remove body oils. Avoid using lotion, bath oils or creams on the day of the test.
  • Wear loose-fitting comfortable clothes
  • Don't eat a heavy meal.
  • Don’t take tobacco or caffeine a few hours before your test.
  • Bring your medical history and the medications you are taking.
  • In case you are taking blood-thinning medications or pyridostigmine, please inform the technician before your test.
  • Inform the Technician or radiologist, if you have a bruise, haemophilia, pacemaker or skin infection.
Reporting

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Test Price: ₹ 3000
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