What Is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome?

What Is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome?

American pop singer Justin Bieber has contracted a special virus that has paralyzed half of his face. Justin Bieber announced via video message on his Instagram account that he has contracted a virus that has paralyzed half his face. ” I have this syndrome called Ramsay Hunt Syndrome and it’s from this virus that attacks the nerves in my ear and my facial nerves, and has caused my face to have paralysis ” Mr. Bieber said. He said that he would cancel his upcoming tour dates, as he is “physically, obviously not capable of doing them.” 

What Is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome?

Ramsay Hunt syndrome is a painful rash around the ear, on the face, or on the mouth. It occurs when the varicella-zoster virus infects a nerve in the head.

Treatment of Ramsay Hunt Syndrome

The treatment of Ramsay Hunt syndrome commonly involves antiviral medications, like acyclovir or famciclovir, in conjunction with corticosteroids, like prednisone.

 

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