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I HAVE BELLS PALSY IS IT A BACTERIAL OR VIRAL INFECTION. THE…

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I HAVE BELLS PALSY...

I HAVE BELLS PALSY IS IT A BACTERIAL OR VIRAL INFECTION

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

YES

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

THE REASON I ASK IS BECAUSE I WAS INSTALLING TOILET SEATS AT MY JOB AND THEY WERE AUTOMATIC FLUSH TOILETS AS I WAS INSTALLING THEM THE TOILETS WERE FLUSHING IN MY FACE THREE DAYS LATER IN HAVE BELLS

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Any other skin concerns?

SINCE 3/26

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Bell's palsy can be due to herpes simplex infection. It can also be caused by following;

1) herpes zoster,

2) Lyme disease,

3) syphilis,

4) Epstein-Barr viral infection,

5) cytomegalovirus.

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