Introduction to Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

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It is a neurological disorder that affects the facial nerves. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which also causes chickenpox and shingles.

Symptoms of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

facial paralysis, hearing loss, vertigo, and a rash on the ear or in the mouth.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

Based on a physical exam and a review of your medical history.

Antiviral medications, corticosteroids and pain medication to alleviate discomfort.



Most people will begin to see improvement within a few weeks.