Understand the condition that paralyzed part of Justin Bieber’s face

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Singer Justin Bieber was left with part of his face paralyzed and had to cancel his concert schedule to take care of his health

canadian singer justin bieber struggled with a infection caused by virus reactivation varicellaa varicella. With part of her face paralyzed, the star had to cancel shows to take care of her health. In a report on social networks, he explained what had happened and alerted to the problem.

“It’s quite serious, as you can see. I wish it weren’t, but my body is asking me to slow down. I hope you understand that I am using this time to rest, to relax and recover 100% to do what I was born to do.” do,” he said in last Friday’s post (10).

What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

According to experts, the syndrome is a viral illness caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox, varicella zoster, and can affect the facial and auditory nerves. Symptoms often vary. Redness in the neck area, swelling and blisters on the skin may appear, as well as facial paralysis. This explains the fact that the patient has difficulty closing his eyes and even eating.

The infectiologist Luiz Otávio da Fonseca, from Paraná Clínicas, heard by the R7 news portal, explained that the disease “is the result of the reactivation of a latent infection with the varicella-zoster virus”.

Symptoms last a few weeks and the disease can leave sequelae. The earlier treatment with corticosteroids and antivirals is started, the greater the chances of rapid recovery.

The infectiologist also indicated that the sequelae may be reversible or non-curable, depending on the case. He also said physical therapy sessions can help with treatment and recovery.

Besides Ramsay Hunt syndrome, the singer had previously announced to the public a worsening condition of Lyme disease, a type of infection caused by ticks, in early June.

*With information from the R7 News Portal

Elmer Hayward

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