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A 41-year-old female asked:

have a fever blister on lip having panic it will spread to eye whats the chances or cause bells palsy ?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Fever blister: Herpes virus is one of the viruses associated with Bells Palsy. However, having a fever blister on the lip does not usually correlate to onset of Bell's Palsy. Ophthalmic herpes is associated with a rash on the nose (Hutchinson's sign). I think you would find the following link a good source- http://www.bellspalsy.org.uk/links.htm

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