5 doctors weighed in:

Is bell's palsy contagious?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Phil Zapanta
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Even though some believe a viral infection plays a role in bell's palsy, the "disease" is not contagious.

In brief: No

Even though some believe a viral infection plays a role in bell's palsy, the "disease" is not contagious.
Dr. Phil Zapanta
Dr. Phil Zapanta
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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Bell's palsy may be related to a viral infection of the facial nerve but this is not thought to be contagious.

In brief: No

Bell's palsy may be related to a viral infection of the facial nerve but this is not thought to be contagious.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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