Doctors for Facial Nerve Disorders in Median Road, Hubli-Dharwad
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FACIAL NERVE DISORDERS
Facial Nerve Disorders are disorders that affect the facial muscles. There are many types of facial nerve disorders which can be diagnosed by various tests. The facial nerve is controls all the muscles of the face. The most common facial nerve disorder is Bell’s palsy. Common symptoms are:
• Weakness of facial muscles
• Paralysis of muscles
• Twitching of the face
• Dryness of mouth
• Alterations in taste
• Excessive tearing or salivation
HOW IS FACIAL NERVE DISORDERS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis for the same is done by an ENT. He/ she may conduct a series of tests here like hearing tests, balance test, taste test and also tear tests to see the control that the patient has over the nerves.
HOW IS FACIAL NERVE DISORDERS TREATED?
There are no medications specifically approved to treat facial nerve disorders. Underlying medical conditions that lead to facial nerve disorder are treated specifically according to the specific condition that is responsible for the damage to the nerve. Steroid medications are the best treatment.
DID YOU KNOW?
In some cases, homeopathy proves to be highly effective in preventing this problem from spreading and treating the same too.