I Have Experienced Bells Palsy Facial Paralysis

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    I'd Like My Smile Back Please

    Before getting diagnosed with Bells Palsy, by a overworked Chilean doctor in a public hospital. I had never even heard of it. Ever. It started with my mouth going kind of numb, like nothing I ate really tasted good. I put it down to the fact that I smoked, and that this was yet...
    staceyjamie staceyjamie
    1 Response Oct 15, 2010

    Bells Palsy

    I remember i got bells palsy in 2008, i woke up one morning and my eye was red and itchy, i thought it was allergies, since we were in allergy season. I had school that day, so i went to school like usual. I got through my classes okay until when i got to my last class, my eye...
    Mariposa123 Mariposa123
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 8, 2013

    Originally diagnosed with a bacterial ear

    infection, I actually had Shingles that lead to Bells palsy / Ramsey Hunt syndrome, with the usual symptoms. This is the first time I've had any "real" illness and I'm determined that this "revenge of the childhood ChickenPox" is not going to beat me. I've done a little research...
    johnsonfamily38 johnsonfamily38
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Mar 26, 2014

    I have been in marching

    and concert band since 6th grade and it is basically my life... But I got Bell's palsy about a month ago and cannot play my flute anymore. I had to sit through my senior concert in the audience and I cannot march piccolo in the parade this weekend and also I cannot play the...
    Theweepingangel Theweepingangel
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 21, 2014

    December 20th 2009

    I was diagnose with Bell's palsy morning of December 20th2009 second day at my new job as a hostest at Swiss chalet I was living in Mississauga Ontario at the time
    jeszyka212 jeszyka212
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2013

    I,ve Had Bells Palsy Twice And Scared I,ll Get It Again

    In 1997 when my 1st daughter was born I was diagnosed with bells palsy and it affected my right side of my face after 4 to 5 months my face had returned back to normal with no lasting paralysis. Then in 2005 after my 3rd daughter was 5 months I again got bells palsy this time my...
    nessathree nessathree
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 16, 2012
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