I have read that either side of the face are controlled by different nerves, so symptoms usually happen on one side at a time in diseases such as MS...does that mean both sides of the lips and nose are controlled by different nerves, and a person having an ms attack would only have symptoms on one side of the lips and nose?
Yes, these are different nerves in the sense being pairs of the same nerve i.e. left and right of the same named nerve and lesions may involve either or both nerves in the pair.
Hope the information is helpful.
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