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Can bell's palsy affect both sides of the face?
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Rarely
Bells palsy his weakness of the facial muscles perhaps due to a viral infection in the facial nerve.
It is rare for this to affect both sides of the face. Anyone who presents with new facial weakness should be thoroughly evaluated by either a facial surgeon or a neurologist.

In brief: Rarely
Bells palsy his weakness of the facial muscles perhaps due to a viral infection in the facial nerve.
It is rare for this to affect both sides of the face. Anyone who presents with new facial weakness should be thoroughly evaluated by either a facial surgeon or a neurologist.
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Very Unusual
It is highly unlikely to affect both sides of the face.. Either at the same time or delayed.

In brief: Very Unusual
It is highly unlikely to affect both sides of the face.. Either at the same time or delayed.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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