What is Bell's Palsy? What are the symptoms? What causes Bell's Palsy? Who gets it? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated?
Bell's palsy is a non-progressive neurological disorder of one of the facial nerves 7th cranial nerve. The exact cause of Bell's palsy is not known. Viral e. There may also be an inherited tendency toward developing Bell's palsy. The symptoms may begin suddenly and progress rapidly over several hours, and sometimes follow exposure to cold or a draft. Part or all of the face may be affected. Most cases resolve with two to three weeks.
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. A year-old man presented to the eye clinic with five days of right-sided facial droop, which was associated with the inability to fully close the right eye and slurred speech. Approximately two to three days before the onset of the facial droop, he noted a sharp, severe, retroauricular pain with intermittent radiation into the right side of his face.
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