Partial or complete paralysis of the facial of one side of a person’s face. It is caused by damage to the seventh . It is usually temporary but it may recur.
About Bell’s Palsy
Bell’s palsy is a form of temporary facial paralysis resulting from damage or to one of the facial . It is the most common cause of facial paralysis. Generally, Bell’s palsy affects only one of the paired facial nerves and one side of the face, however, in rare cases, it can affect both sides.
Symptoms of Bell’s palsy usually begin suddenly and reach their peak within 48 hours. Symptoms vary from person to person and can range in severity from mild weakness to total paralysis. These symptoms include twitching, weakness, or paralysis, drooping or corner of the , drooling, or mouth, impairment of taste, and excessive tearing in the eye. Bell’s palsy often causes significant facial distortion.