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My son, age 57, complains that the right side of s face is

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My son, age 57, complains that the right side of his face is numb and that he cannot taste on the right side of his mouth. He also complains that his muscles on the right side are decreasing in volume and strength. What could be causing these issues?
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 12 months ago.

Hi there ...

Thank you for the question ...

This could be because of facial nerve palsy , this nerve supply face and also taste in half of tongue .

It would be ideal for you to have clinical examination , for exact diagnosis and appropriate management .

Good luck .

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