Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s palsy involves irritation to the seventh cranial nerve. Facial muscle movements are controlled by this nerve, Bell’s palsy affects only one side of the face.Bell's palsy is a dysfunction of cranial nerve VII (the facial nerve) that results in inability to control facial muscles on the affected side. Bell's palsy is defined as an idiopathic unilateral facial nerve paralysis, usually self-limiting. The trademark is rapid onset of partial or complete palsy, usually in a single day.


Brain tumor, stroke, skull fracture, chickenpox, mumps, neurological condition caused by chronic disease (e.g., diabetes, Guillain-Barre syndrome) and Lyme disease, Some viruses are thought to establish a persistent (or latent) infection without symptoms, e.g. the Zoster virus of the face[2] and Epstein-Barr viruses, both of the herpes family.

Symptom :

  • Facial Weakness Or Paralysis
  • A Dry Eye Or Mouth
  • Problems Tasting
  • Dizziness
  • Drooling
  • Dry Mouth
  • Facial Twitching
  • Hypersensitivity To Sound
  • Inability To Blink Or Close The Eye, Tearing, And Dry Eyes
  • Impaired Sense Of Taste
  • Impaired Speaking