Bell’s palsy is a neurological disease which involves facial nerve and causes its inflammation.
Reactivation of herpes virus can lead to this disease.
The onset is abrupt and painful.
Clinical symptoms are
-Paralysis of facial muscles of affected side.
-inability to close eyelids of affected side
-Loss of taste
It is unclear if pregnant state alters the course of disease.
-Oral steroids therapy
-Protection of eye.