Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Face distortion
For the last 2 days, I have been facing this problem that my mouth is getting distorted on thew right side, as if it is getting pulled toward the right side. Happens especially while smiling, eating. When I try to blow air from my mouth, lips close towards the right and air blows out from the left side of the lips.

Further more, my left eye is blinking since the last 2 days and there is also some pain in the eye. (I am not sure if they are linked)

Please advise. Also, which doctor should I consult for this??
Cancel
5 Answers
Page 1 of 1
1291268 tn?1274814522
May be some form of Bell's palsy or other facial nerve problem.
Go see your doctor about this to have it check out.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell%27s_palsy
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
Tics, twitches, tremors, muscle spasms, muscle problems, etc. can be caused by a magnesium and/or potassium deficiency.  These are both essential for healthly muscle and nerve function.  Some of the safest and most effective forms of magnesium include: Taurate, Glycinate, and Citrate (can be laxitative -- take with food).
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
I would see your doctor ASAP and get this checked out.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
Thank you so much. I visted the doctor and was diagnose for Bell's palcy. It has already shown signs of recovery.

One more question, is it alright to exercise in the gym during bell's palcy.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
I would give your doctor a quick call and ask this.  I'm happy you have your answer and are on the road to recovery!  Take care!
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
4059843 tn?1465214932
Blank
mishymoshymarcy ... Comment
45 mins ago
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
Truth in Olive Oil
9 hrs ago by gymdandee
Avatar f tn
Blank
The Other
11 hrs ago by The_Other
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar universal
Blank
MI
675718 tn?1449992146
Blank
El Paso, TX
358304 tn?1409713092
Blank
na, MO
Avatar universal
Blank
Arlington, VA
Avatar universal
Blank
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
Anxiety Community Resources