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Diseases and conditions

Facial nerve palsy: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Facial nerve palsy: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

It is the weakness of facial muscles due to paralysis (palsy) of the facial nerve which results in drooping of mouth on one side accompanied by drooling of saliva and excessive tears (lacrimation). The sense of taste may also be lost. Many cases will recover to normalcy if treated appropriately in time. Facial nerve palsy is usually unilateral i.e. it... Read More