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What are the most common symptoms of ramsay hunt?

What are the most common symptoms of ramsay hunt?

See the answer: Ramsey hunt syndrome is the name given to the herpez zoster of the geniculate ganglion in relation to the facial nerve. Facial paralysis occurs on one side and the blisters of herpes can be seen in the skin of the outer ear. ...Read more

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What signs or symptoms make up ramsay-hunt syndrome?

What signs or symptoms make up ramsay-hunt syndrome?

Painful rash: Check out mayo clinic at http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/ramsay-hunt-syndrome/ds00878 for info on chickenpox attacking ear, eg ramsay hunt syndrome. ...Read more

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How long should symptoms last (loss of balance) in ramsay hunt syndrome? It's been 7 months

How long should symptoms last (loss of balance) in ramsay hunt syndrome?  It's been 7 months

Too long : The acute symptoms of ramsey hunt should be over within a few weeks. What you have sounds is more a late term consequence. You should follow up with an ENT doctor and have you balance tested and then perhaps get into balance therapy. ...Read more

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I've had ramsay hunt on left side 4 last month am feeling better now. Noticed a painful bump on lower left jaw since 10 days. A related symptom?

I've had ramsay hunt on left side 4 last month am feeling better now. Noticed a painful bump on lower left jaw since 10 days. A related symptom?

Inflammed node: Ramsey hunt syndrome is a viral illness and can cause swollen lymph nodes. If the lump is getting bigger or more tender, than it might be infected and you would need an antibiotic. Otherwise, Ibuprofen or Aspirin would help. ...Read more

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Is there any use 4 taking acyclovir after three weeks of symptoms. At 1st diagnosed w/bell's palsy now severe pain, maybe herpes oticus or ramsay hunt?

Is there any use 4 taking acyclovir after three weeks of symptoms. At 1st diagnosed w/bell's palsy now severe pain, maybe herpes oticus or ramsay hunt?

Probably not: It might be too late for acyclovir. You might benefit from anti-inflamatory drugs and analgesics for pain. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor and she or he will help you. Either way, all of these drugs require a prescription. In addition, you might be referred to a neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Does facial palsy always present with ramsay hunt syndrome, I have all other symptoms, only pain is to the back of my head and neck.Blisters in ear etc?

Does facial palsy always present with ramsay hunt syndrome, I have all other symptoms, only pain is to the back of my head and neck.Blisters in ear etc?

RHS : Facial paralys can present few days before or after onset of other symptoms in rhs. Acute facial paralysis is the hallmark of rhs, but the syndrome as described by dr. Hunt can have varying presentation, making the history and physical examination the most important tool. Other nerves in close proximity to the facial nerve can be affected by vzv. Focus is on differential diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How do you get ramsay - hunt?

How do you get ramsay - hunt?

Ramsay hunt syndrome: This syndrome is herpetic lesions in the distribution of facial nerve. The vesicles are in the ext canal of ear face, facial paralysis and also loss of taste on the tongue. ...Read more

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What are the tests for ramsay hunt?

No tests specific: Ramsey hunt synfrome is a severe form of bell's palsy. It is a clinical diagnosis based on examination and history. Someone with facial paralysis and vesicles in their ear and ear canal combined with significant pain is enough to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can you get ramsay - hunt syndrome?

How can you get ramsay - hunt syndrome?

There are 3 types: Type 2 is the most common, referring to Zoster (reactivated chicked pox in a nerve) involving the nerve in the ear as well as the same side of the face. If you want more complete details you can try Wikipedia. ...Read more

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