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From the 6/11/2021 release of VAERS data:

Found 1,853 cases where Vaccine is COVID19 and Symptom is Facial asymmetry or Facial dysmorphism or Facial palsy or Facial paralysis or Facial paresis



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VAERS ID: 914830 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 35.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: Wisconsin  
Vaccinated:2020-12-23
Onset:2020-12-30
   Days after vaccination:7
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-30
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (MODERNA)) / MODERNA 011J20A / 1 AR / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial paralysis, Headache, Imaging procedure
SMQs:, Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? Yes
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Bupropion XL 300mg daily
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: None
Allergies: Sulfa
Diagnostic Lab Data: Patient reports all testing and imaging normal.
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Patient on awakening this AM had a HA (short duration) and facial droop. These symptoms alarmed him enough to present to the ED at an outside hospital. Diagnosis of Bell''s Palsy is made with treatment of antivirals and steroids.


VAERS ID: 915079 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 46.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: California  
Vaccinated:2020-12-18
Onset:2020-12-25
   Days after vaccination:7
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-30
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EH9899 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Ear pain, Facial pain, Facial paralysis, SARS-CoV-2 test negative
SMQs:, Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Glaucoma (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), COVID-19 (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? Yes
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: fluoxetine
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: asthma, depression
Allergies: hay fever, dogs, cats
Diagnostic Lab Data: Negative COVID test after symptom onset
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: First ear pain then associated facial pain which progressed into R sided Bell''s Palsy


VAERS ID: 915195 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 46.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Iowa  
Vaccinated:2020-12-29
Onset:2020-12-29
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-30
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (MODERNA)) / MODERNA - / UNK - / -

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial paralysis, Paraesthesia
SMQs:, Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? Yes
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions:
Allergies: Benadryl, codeine, PCN
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Patient reported paresthesia the R arm/face and R sided facial droop. Patient went to primary physician which referred patient to Emergency Dept for further evaluation. Patient diagnosed with Bells Palsy.


VAERS ID: 915884 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 35.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: Pennsylvania  
Vaccinated:2020-12-21
Onset:2020-12-21
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-31
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH UNKNOWN / UNK - / -

Administered by: Unknown       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Anxiety, Asthenia, Facial paralysis, Hypoaesthesia
SMQs:, Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Hypoglycaemia (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? Yes
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Oral contraceptive once daily.
Current Illness: Urticaria.
Preexisting Conditions: None.
Allergies: Bactrim.
Diagnostic Lab Data: N/A
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Pt presented after receiving vaccine on 12/21/2020 on 12/31/2020 with Bell''s palsy. Right sided facial perceived numbness and numbness of right arm distal from site of vaccine. No weakness on exam, +weakness perceived by patient. Reported by patient these symptoms improved from date of vaccination. Able to fully open and close right eye. No facial droop. She states these symptoms occured 5 minutes after having vaccine, but initially dismissed as her anxiety about getting vaccinated.


VAERS ID: 916001 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 33.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Texas  
Vaccinated:2020-12-29
Onset:2020-12-29
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-31
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (MODERNA)) / MODERNA 037K20A / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Public       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial paralysis, Facial paresis, Hypoaesthesia, Paraesthesia
SMQs:, Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Immune-mediated/autoimmune disorders (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? Yes
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Cymbalta, Clonidine, Trazodone, Pepcid, Zyrtec, Symbicort, Meloxicam, Levothyroxine
Current Illness: Migraines, and sinus congestion with vertigo- still seeking diagnosis
Preexisting Conditions: Asthma, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos, fibromyalgia, migraines, hypothyroidism
Allergies: Sulfa, codeine
Diagnostic Lab Data: 12/31/20 physical exam at PCP office
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Mild Bell''s Palsy, slight weakness and numbness in left side of face. Started shortly after leaving the vaccine site, on the way home, with a tingling near my left eye. By the next morning the tingling/numbness had spread to the left side of my face with a weakness in facial muscles. Not physically noticeable but went to my doctor''s office on 2nd day after vaccination and was diagnosed with mild Bell''s Palsy.


VAERS ID: 916073 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 37.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: California  
Vaccinated:2020-12-26
Onset:2020-12-28
   Days after vaccination:2
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-31
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EL0140 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial paralysis, Facial paresis, Hypoaesthesia
SMQs:, Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Immune-mediated/autoimmune disorders (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? Yes
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Nortriptyline, albuterol
Current Illness: Migraine Headache
Preexisting Conditions: Migraine Headache
Allergies: none
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Subjective left facial muscle weakness/numbness two days after vaccine. Treated with prednisone, valacyclovir for presumed Bell''s Palsy.


VAERS ID: 916341 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 43.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: California  
Vaccinated:2020-12-28
Onset:2020-12-28
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-31
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EJ1686 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Senior Living       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial asymmetry, Facial paralysis, Hypoaesthesia oral, Paraesthesia oral
SMQs:, Oropharyngeal conditions (excl neoplasms, infections and allergies) (narrow), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? Yes
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: EMGALITY, BENTYL, IMMODIUM, CLONAZEPAM
Current Illness: NONE
Preexisting Conditions: MIGRAINES AND IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME
Allergies: MORPHINE
Diagnostic Lab Data: N/A
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Approximately after 5 minutes of administration of vaccine my right upper lip became tingly and numb-like, which stayed constant. On 12/31/20 I noticed that my right lower inner cheek at the crease line was numb and the crease was barely visible and asymmetrical some drooping of my top lip. I can still smile at this time with a visible crooked smile. Dr. assessed my symptoms and stated it I have bells palsy at approximately 30% and was prescribed Prednisone RX.


VAERS ID: 916454 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 52.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: North Carolina  
Vaccinated:2020-12-30
Onset:2020-12-30
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-31
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH - / UNK LA / SYR

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Dyspnoea, Facial paralysis, Full blood count normal, Hypoaesthesia, Hypoaesthesia eye, Magnetic resonance imaging brain normal, Metabolic function test normal, Paraesthesia, Pharyngeal hypoaesthesia, Pharyngeal paraesthesia, Sensation of foreign body, Swelling face, Swollen tongue
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (narrow), Angioedema (narrow), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Oropharyngeal allergic conditions (narrow), Oropharyngeal conditions (excl neoplasms, infections and allergies) (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Pulmonary hypertension (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Corneal disorders (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? Yes
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Omeprazole, Pepcid, lasix
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: GERD, exercise induced asthma, pedal /ankle edema , tachycardia
Allergies: Desonide
Diagnostic Lab Data: All care was provided 12/30/20. B MP and CBCD were ordered.. MRI brain were ordered. All results were normal. Pt prescribed 5 day prednisone taper
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Within one hour of vaccine administration, the left side of my face from throat up to me eye began to tingle, then became numb. The left side of my face became swollen. The left side of my mouth began to droop. My tongue began to swell, my throat felt like there was something in it and it became increasingly difficult to breathe. I called the Hotline provided by Hospital. I was directed to Urgent Care. At the urgent care, an IV was placed. Solumedrol, Benadryl, and epi pen were administered. I was transferred by EMS to Hospital. In EMS, an additional IV was placed. I was given IVFluids. I was also given additional Benadryl and Pepcid.


VAERS ID: 916522 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 29.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Pennsylvania  
Vaccinated:2020-12-31
Onset:2020-12-31
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-31
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (MODERNA)) / MODERNA 039K20A / 1 LA / SYR

Administered by: Public       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Asthenia, Facial paresis, Injection site pain, Muscular weakness, Swelling face
SMQs:, Rhabdomyolysis/myopathy (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (narrow), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Extravasation events (injections, infusions and implants) (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad), Immune-mediated/autoimmune disorders (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: VENLAFAXINE, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE, EMGALITY
Current Illness: COMMON COLD
Preexisting Conditions: PCOS, ADHD, BORDERLINE, PTSD, CHRONIC MIGRAINES
Allergies: DUST, MITE, MORPHINE (NAUSEA)
Diagnostic Lab Data: VITAL SIGNS: BP 123/83. PULSE OX 98%. HEART RATE 72. TEMPERATURE 97.9 DEGREE FAHRENHEIT
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: PT REPORTS EXPERIENCING INJECTION SITE PAIN INITIALLY, THEN STARTED TO FEEL WEAKNESS ABOUT 30 SECONDS AFTER THE SHOT (LEFT ARM). PER PT, THE WEAKENSS STARTED TO RADIATE THROUGH HER ENTIRE LEFT ARM 2 MINUTES AFTER THE VACCINE ADMINISTRATION. THEN THE WEAKNESS AND SWELLING SENSTATION TRAVELLED UP TO THE JAW (ONLY ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE FACE). PT STATED THAT LEFT SIDE OF FACE FEEL SWOLLEN. SHE DESCRIBED IT AS "TOOTHACHE" AND FEELS LIKE LOCAL ANESTHETIC INJECTION FROM THE DENTIST. PER PT, PT FELT THE WEAKNESS BEFORE WITH GARDASIL BEFORE. HOWEVER, SWELLING SENSATION ON THE LEFT PART OF THE FACE IS NEW REACTION THAT SHE NEVER FACED BEFORE WITH ANY TYPE OF VACCINE. OBSERVED PT FOR FULL 30 MINUTES AND PT REPORTED IMPROVEMENT ON HER LEFT ARM AND LEFT SIDE OF HER FACE. PER PT, SHE DOES NOT HAVE A PCP. THEREFORE SUGGESTED HER TO REACH OUT TO EMERGENCY ROOM OR URGENT CARE, IF THESE SYMPTOMS WORSENS OR DOES NOT GET ANY BETTER WITHIN 24 HOURS.


VAERS ID: 916655 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 47.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Connecticut  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-31
   Days after vaccination:14
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-01-01
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH BIONTECWPFIZERE / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Work       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Chest X-ray normal, Computerised tomogram normal, Electrocardiogram normal, Facial paralysis, Headache, Hypoaesthesia
SMQs:, Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Zoloft, ambien
Current Illness: none
Preexisting Conditions: none
Allergies: penicillin
Diagnostic Lab Data: CT-Neg CXray NEG EKD WNL
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Ever since I got the vaccine I have headaches which increased to near migraine level on 12/29, then yesterday 12/31 at 330pm while painting my left face became paralyzed and numb. Went to ER Had CT/CTA of head EKG, chest Xray and multiple labs including Lyme test which will not be resulted for 5-7 days. ER started me on taper prednisone and doxycycline. Diagnose with significant Bell''s Palsy


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