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For the acoustic neuromas, pressure upon or infiltration of the tumor into the facial nerve may result in facial weakness. In most cases, the hearing is not affected. Sometimes the anticonvulsant loses its effectiveness over time. If an individual's symptoms indicate trigeminal neuralgia, a doctor will examine their face to determine the affected areas. Other factors linked to the development of facial nerve paralysis include ear infectionstumours, brain injury and several viruses including herpes zoster the virus that causes chickenpox and shingles and Epstein-Barr virus the virus that causes glandular fever. Multiple sclerosis is a disorder where your immune system is compromised and the protective coverings of nerve cells are being attacked. More Sign up for our newsletter Discover in-depth, condition specific articles written by our in-house team. The doctor injects alcohol into the painful part of the face.