Palsy

What is Palsy?

Palsy is a medical term which refers to various types of paralysis, often accompanied by weakness and the loss of feeling and uncontrolled body movements such as shaking. The word originates from the Anglo-Norman paralisie, parleisie et al., from the accusative form of Latin paralysis, from Ancient Greek παράλυσις (parálusis), from παραλύειν (paralúein, “to disable on one side”), from παρά (pará, “beside”) + λύειν (lúein, “loosen”). The word is longstanding in the English language, having appeared in the play Grim the Collier of Croydon, reported to have been written as early as 1599:

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Hi im suffering from Bells palsy since 3 months and not yet cured still on medication .My query is since day 1 of this palsy swelling has occured...

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hello doctor, my name is augustine from chennai (india).for the past five to six iam having bell's palsy but before two days only i consolted...

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HI
You are being treated properly.
Dose of wysolene is to be set by doctor as it is a steroid.
Difficult to predict time of cure.
Thank you...

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hello doctor, my name is augustine from chennai (india).for the past five to six iam having bell's palsy but before two days only i consolted...

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I have had my first case of Bell's Palsy for 56 days now.. In the beginning I had terrible balance but as of the last two days I've been getting...

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the right side of my face does not move

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