People with facial palsy

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What is Bell's Palsy? What are the symptoms? What causes Bell's Palsy? Who is at risk? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated?

Facial Paralysis

Bell's Palsy | Johns Hopkins Medicine

Bell's palsy is a type of facial paralysis that results in a temporary inability to control the facial muscles on the affected side of the face. Typically symptoms come on over 48 hours. The cause of Bell's palsy is unknown. The condition normally gets better by itself with most achieving normal or near-normal function. Bell's palsy is characterized by a one-sided facial droop that comes on within 72 hours. The facial nerve controls a number of functions, such as blinking and closing the eyes , smiling , frowning , lacrimation , salivation , flaring nostrils and raising eyebrows. It also carries taste sensations from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue , through the chorda tympani nerve a branch of the facial nerve.

Bell's Palsy Fact Sheet

Bell's palsy is an unexplained episode of facial muscle weakness or paralysis. It begins suddenly and worsens over 48 hours. This condition results from damage to the facial nerve the 7th cranial nerve. Pain and discomfort usually occur on one side of the face or head.
Symptoms often appear first thing one morning. A person wakes up and finds that one side of their face does not move. The person may find that they suddenly cannot control their facial muscles, usually on one side. The affected side of the face tends to droop.