Bell Palsy Topic Guide
Bell's Palsy: Bell's palsy is the sudden weakness of one side of the face. It is often temporary and may be triggered by stress, trauma, fever, tooth extractions, or viral illness. Bell's palsy resolves on its own. Medication and/or electrostimulation may be used to ease symptoms or shorten the course of the attack.
Lyme Disease Lyme disease, sometimes referred to as Lyme infection, is a bacterial illness, transmitted to humans by the bite of deer ticks (Ixodes ticks) carrying a bacterium known as Borrelia burgdorferi. Symptoms and signs include a red bull's-eye rash and flulike illness in the early stages of Lyme disease. Doctors will treat primary or early Lyme disease with oral antibiotics including doxycycline, penicillins, or erythromycin.