what Type of Syndrome is Justin Bieber Affected By??

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it’s Really Sad to See Our Pop Star sick, and This is What he is Suffering From:

Ramsay hunt syndrome

and What is ramsay hunt syndrome?

Ramsay Hunt syndrome is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox and shingles. The virus can remain dormant for decades in a person who has had chickenpox as a child. Reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus results in shingles and, in some cases, develops into Ramsay Hunt syndrome. The reason why the virus reactivates and affects the facial nerve in Ramsay Hunt syndrome is unknown.

Called RHS, this is a rare neurological disorder characterized by paralysis of the facial nerve (facial palsy) and a rash affecting the ear or mouth. Ear abnormalities such as ringing in the ears (tinnitus) and hearing loss may also be present. Ramsay Hunt syndrome is caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV), the same virus that causes chickenpox in children and shingles (herpes zoster) in adults. In cases of Ramsay Hunt syndrome, previously inactive (dormant) varicella-zoster virus is reactivated and spreads to affect the facial nerve.

 

How Long Does it Stay?

Everyone will recover from Ramsay Hunt syndrome a little differently, but in general, it takes about three weeks to recover completely. In rare cases, some people will develop postherpetic neuralgia, which is pain caused by damaged nerve fibers that can last months or years.

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