Bell’s palsy

What is Bell’s palsy?

Bell palsy, also termed idiopathic facial paralysis (IFP), is the most common cause of unilateral facial paralysis and the most common cause of facial paralysis worldwide. It is one of the most common neurologic disorders of the cranial nerves.

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Could you explain how NCV's assist in diagnosing Bell's Palsy?

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Bell's palsy is diagnosed using a process that is known as diagnosis by exclusion, by elimination of other...

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I feel like having a right eye slightly watery and right side of my lips not closing as good as left side. Is this an early sign of a stroke?

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From the details provided to me it looks like you are suffering from facial paralysis on the right side. Most likely...

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Hi, my name is XXXXXXX my husbund suffered from bell's palsy(rightside) since 20 days the treatment of physiotherapy still continue but yet not...

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Hi XXXXXX,
Thanks for posting your query.
Bell's palsy is the lower motor neuron involvement of VII cranial nerve. Its etiology is unknown.
Bell's...

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