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is a sudden weakness or paralysis
on one side of the face that makes it hard for a person to move the mouth, nose, or eyelid and can make that side of the face droop or look stiff. It occurs when one of the facial nerves is not functioning properly, often after a virus.
There isn't a specific test for Bell's palsy, so to eliminate other possible causes, your doctor will evaluate how long it took for the symptoms to develop and where the weakness or paralysis is.
Most people recover fully within 1 to 3 months, whether or not the condition is treated. Making sure your child eats well and gets plenty of sleep are important to healing.
With a little patience, and some extra doses of love and support from you, your child will be feeling better very soon.