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Facial paralysis usually the right side.

Cause

Virus

Many viruses implicated especially herpes [1] [2]

Bacteria

Bacteria implicated namely mycoplasma, syphilis and borrelia [3]. These sort of bacteria can invade the nerves. Also it is known as a variant of Guillain-Barre which is caused by clostridium likely c perferingins [4]. Lyme disease heavily implicated [5] thus garlic and adaptogens should help.

Staphylococcus and Enterococcus implicated [6]

Rickettsia implicated [7].

Pseudomonas most common in one study [8].

Fungi

Malassezia most common in one study [9].

Treatment

Garlic and adaptogens. If those don't work, try cinnamon.

Mechanism

Inflammation of the nerve in the bony foramen. Increase in lymphocytes, sometimes neutrophil [10].

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