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Bell

(bel),
Charles, Scottish surgeon, anatomist, and physiologist, 1774-1842. See: Bell law, Bell-Magendie law, Bell respiratory nerve, Bell palsy, Bell spasm, external respiratory nerve of Bell.

Bell

(bel),
John, Scottish surgeon and anatomist, 1763-1820. See: Bell muscle.

Patient discussion about Bell

Q. What Is Bell's Palsy? A friend of mine has been told she has Bell's palsy. What happens in this disease?

A. Bell's palsy is defined as an idiopathic (from an unknown reason) unilateral facial nerve paralysis, usually self-limiting. The trademark is rapid onset of partial or complete palsy, usually in a single day.
Here you can learn more about what exactly is Bell's palsy-
http://www.5min.com/Video/What-is-Bells-Palsy-5500

Q. What are the causes of bell's palsy?

A. I had it 5 years ago at age 20. All the symptoms of the above are correct not to mention the tiredness and rapid blinking of the eye from the effected side.

In my case I have just found out that I have a non milignate tumor behind my left eye which was likely to be the cause of the Bell Pausy in the first place. I encourage anyone who has symptoms or pain spanning more than 8 weeks to see their doctor and if possible request request or demand a MRI scan for peace of mind.

If pain persists get a second opinion and dont let the Dr. shrugg you off.

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References in classic literature ?
Three times during the early fall and winter of that year Curtis Hartman crept out of his house to the room in the bell tower to sit in the darkness looking at the figure of Kate Swift lying in her bed and later went to walk and pray in the streets.
We took a tolerably early breakfast, and tramped off toward Zermatt through the reeking lanes of the village, glad to get away from that bell.
Then he took out his little bell and rang it twice.
Not only was Bell himself a teacher of the laws of speech, so highly skilled that he was an instructor in Boston University.
Compiegne, that royal residence and fortified town, is well furnished with authorities, gendarmes, and commissaries of police; they therefore began operations as soon as the telegraphic despatch arrived, and the Bell and Bottle being the best-known hotel in the town, they had naturally directed their first inquiries there.
On they went, however, and had glittered along about a third of the aisle, when another stroke of the bell seemed to fill the church with a visible gloom, dimming and obscuring the bright pageant, till it shone forth again as from a mist.
Harvey pounded despairingly at the bell, for he feared they might be sunk at any minute, and he jumped at Dan's hail as the crew came back.
You are to search the manikin, and take away its purse; if a single bell stirs during the operation, you will be hung.
Then another bell sounded, and they ran downstairs.
He had carried Tinker Bell part of the way, and his hand was still messy with the fairy dust.
Then and not before, did Trotty see in every Bell a bearded figure of the bulk and stature of the Bell--incomprehensibly, a figure and the Bell itself.
In a moment more, the gardener-groom appears at the door to answer the bell.