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Bell's palsy causes paralysis or weakness of the muscles on one side of
the face. It results from facial nerve paralysis that causes the affected side
of the face to appear flat, expressionless, or droopy. Taste sensation and tear
or saliva production can also be affected.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerColin Chalk, MD, CM, FRCPC - Neurology
Current as ofFebruary 19, 2016
Current as of:
February 19, 2016
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Colin Chalk, MD, CM, FRCPC - Neurology
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