Bell's palsy or Facial Paralysis occurs on one side of the face as a result of an inflamed seventh cranial (facial) nerve; generally lasts only 2 to 8 weeks but may last longer in older individuals. The cause is still UNKNOWN; possible viral link.
Is genital Herpes the only cause of Bells Palsy?
Genital herpes does not cause Bell's Palsy. Bells palsy may be associated with orofacial herpes or with lyme disease, as well as pregnancy. ...
What can you do if you shake a persons hand when he has Bells Palsy?
Bell's palsy is not contagious, and no special precautions should be taken. ...
Asked in Grains
You have bells palsy and during your recovery you were told to stay away from cereal grain What foods contain cereal grain?
Avoiding Cereal Grain has not been proven to improve bells palsy. However b12 injections or tablets may help improve bells palsy it works on the neurolgical system. ...
Asked in Head, Ears, and Nose
What effect does bells palsy have on occupational performance?
The answer depends on your occupation. I have known nurses, physicians, surgeons, and politicians with Bell's palsy for whom there was no impact. ...
Asked in Health, Nervous System
Will medical third crainal nerve palsy resolve on its own?
yes third nerve palsies (Bells palsy) will typically resolve on their own. The llength of symptoms varies ...
Is bells palsy an STD?
Bell's Palsy is not an STD. It may be due to Lyme disease, other infections, or may occur for no apparent reason. It is not known to be related to sex. ...
Asked in Drew Barrymore
Did Drew Barrymore have bells palsy?
No, she has admitted she does know that she sometimes speaks out of the side of her mouth, But that's not a condition like bells palsy, it's not loss of muscle control or anything like that. it's not even a speech inpedament. it's just a characteristic like a lisp. ...
Asked in Medical Terminology
What is the medical term meaning nerve weakness?
NERVE PALSY. FOR Eg. Bells Palsy means weakness of Facial Nerve leading to paralysis of facial musculature That answer is not completely accurate. Nerve Palsy is a layman's term. The medical term is neurasthenia. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
What is palsy?
Palsy is a medical term used to describe certain forms of paralysis that is accompanied with loss of feeling, tremors and spasms. Some types of palsy are: Bells palsy - partial facial paralysis Bulbar palsay - cranial nerve paralysis Cerebral palsy - a neural disorder caused by intercranial lesions Conjugate gaze palsy - a disorder affecting eye movement Erb's palsy/Brachial palsy - paralysis in one arm Wasting palsy - otherwise known as spinal muscular atrophy ...