Justin Bieber diagnosed Ramsay Hunt syndrome

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome — the rare facial condition affecting Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber has revealed he has been diagnosed with a condition called Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, which has fully paralysed the right side of his face.

Justin Bieber says he has facial paralysis due to Ramsay Hunt syndrome

In a video posted on his verified Instagram account, the singer explained that he has Ramsay Hunt syndrome 

What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome?

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome is neurological disease in which a virus – Varicella Zoster – causes inflammation of the nerves involved in facial movements. 

"It is from this virus that attacks the nerve in my ear and my facial nerves and has caused my face to have paralysis," he said in the video 

What are the symptoms of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome?

The symptoms include painful, red rash and blisters in and around the ear, and facial paralysis on the same side.  

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