Justin Bieber half face was Paralyzed
Popular singer Justin Bieber told his fans on Instagram video, that half of his face is not moving, on one side his eyes, ears, nose even he is not able to smile properly.
This rare syndrome is as called Ramsay Hunt syndrome, that causes facial paralysis. Due to this the right side of the face becomes paralyzed, He told all these things.
He said he had to cancel his tour dates because he “physically, frankly wasn’t able to do them.”
He revealed the rare disorder, will his India tour be cancelled?
Justin Bieber last visited India in 2017 and this time too he was going to come to Delhi to perform his concert.
His 125 concerts were to be held at different places, they may be canceled now.
He further says, “It’s pretty serious, as you can see. He wish it didn’t happen, but, apparently, my body is telling me I have to slow down.
I hope you guys have understood. I will use this time to just relax and unwind and get back one hundred percent so that I can do what I was born to do. ,
What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome? :
Ramsay Hunt syndrome, or herpes zoster oticus, is a rare neurological disorder that usually leads to paralysis of the facial nerve and a rash that usually affects the ears or mouth. This sometimes causes ringing in the ears, or tinnitus, and hearing loss.
This usually happens when a shingles outbreak affects the facial nerve near your ear. Usually known to leave a painful shingles rash, the syndrome can cause facial paralysis and hearing loss in more severe cases.
The disease can occur in anyone who has had chickenpox, and is not common in older adults, especially those over 60.
Usually with chickenpox, the virus continues to live in your veins. Years later, it can reactivate and affect the nerves in your face, resulting in Ramsay Hunt syndrome.
Only five to 10 out of every 100,000 people will develop Ramsay Hunt syndrome each year.
Symptoms of Ramsay Hunting Syndrome :
The most common symptom is a red, rain rash all around. ear, facial weakness and paralysis.
Ear pain, deafness, tinnitus, dry mouth and eyes, and difficulty closing one eye are also common symptoms of the condition.
Is it contagious ?
No, but reactivation of the virus can cause chickenpox in people who have not had the disease before or who have not been vaccinated