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From the 4/23/2021 release of VAERS data:

Found 793 cases where Vaccine is COVID19 and Symptom is Facial asymmetry or Facial discomfort or Facial dysmorphism or Facial nerve disorder or Facial neuralgia or Facial palsy or Facial paralysis or Facial paresis

Table

   
AgeCountPercent
12-17 Years10.13%
Unknown658.2%
65-75 Years9612.11%
75+ Years9612.11%
17-44 Years26633.54%
44-65 Years26933.92%
TOTAL793100%



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VAERS ID: 903318 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 35.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: California  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-17
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-17
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EH9899 / 1 LA / -

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Computerised tomogram, Facial paralysis, Laboratory test, Magnetic resonance imaging, Oral discomfort
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? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: pre-natal vitamin, vitamine D suppl?ment, Biotin, Vitamin C supplement.
Current Illness: none.
Preexisting Conditions: none.
Allergies: ceclor, and sea urchin.
Diagnostic Lab Data: labs, CT, MRI completed. Diagnosis Bell''s palsy.
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: 10:00 am received vaccine @ medical center right side of mouth felt strange on the way home. 13:00 pm right side of mouth continued to feel strange. Looked in mirror and noticed uneven smile, right side of mouth drooping. 13:35 pm messaged my primary care MD. And called Nurse triage. 14:00 pm Nurse triage advised me to go the emergency room ASAP. 15:00 pm @ Emergency room. Stroke code called, labs, CT, MRI completed. Diagnosis Bell''s palsy. Went home with steroid and anti-viral. Symptoms are improving.


VAERS ID: 903412 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 60.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Kansas  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-17
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EH9899 / 1 RA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial discomfort, Feeling abnormal, Head discomfort, Hypoaesthesia, Muscle disorder, Paraesthesia
SMQs:, Rhabdomyolysis/myopathy (broad), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Dementia (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (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: estradol daily, magnesium, antioxidant drinks
Current Illness: none
Preexisting Conditions: none
Allergies: sulfa
Diagnostic Lab Data: none
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: About two hours after receiving vaccine pt experienced numbness, heaviness in face and progressing to entire head. Tingling in face, head, neck later. Feeling like paralysis "like if I went in and looked in mirror I would see facial dropping. Couldn''t smile or raise eyebrows. There was a heaviness in my muscles. My cheeks felt full. " Symptoms subsided by 8pm (four hours after began). "Felt like being drugged, under the influence. Felt foggy, cognitvely in a way."


VAERS ID: 903916 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 37.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Virginia  
Vaccinated:2020-12-18
Onset:2020-12-18
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EH9899 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Work       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Anxiety, Dysarthria, Dysgeusia, Dysphagia, Facial paralysis, Flushing, Lymphadenopathy, Paraesthesia, Swelling face, Throat irritation
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (narrow), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Taste and smell disorders (narrow), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Oropharyngeal conditions (excl neoplasms, infections and allergies) (narrow), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (broad), Conditions associated with central nervous system haemorrhages and cerebrovascular accidents (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad), Hypoglycaemia (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Unknown
Current Illness: None listed
Preexisting Conditions: none listed
Allergies: No listed
Diagnostic Lab Data: Reporter not privileged to this information.
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Individual started complaining of an itch in her throat and felt some degree of lymph node swelling on the right side. Collective symptoms include: anxiety, flushing, short term paresthesia, right sided facial swelling, difficulty swallowing, right sided facial droop, medicinal taste. some slurring. Individual was taken to the ed in house, triaged, treated and released. Reporter is not privileged to details of treatment, but aware of release within hours of being seen.


VAERS ID: 903960 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 41.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Alaska  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-18
   Days after vaccination:1
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EH9899 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial paralysis, Hemiparaesthesia
SMQs:, Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Conditions associated with central nervous system haemorrhages and cerebrovascular accidents (narrow), 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:
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions:
Allergies: Cats
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: The day of vaccination, this employee did not experience symptoms. She woke up on 12/18/2020 with paresthesia to R side of face, that became progressively worse, and is now on the entire R side of her body. This employees face has a slight droop and asymmetric smile on the R side.


VAERS ID: 904012 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 51.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Florida  
Vaccinated:2020-12-18
Onset:2020-12-19
   Days after vaccination:1
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-19
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EH9899 / 1 RA / IM

Administered by: Work       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial asymmetry, Facial pain
SMQs:, Glaucoma (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: None
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: None
Allergies: Latex Sensitive
Diagnostic Lab Data: None
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Around 0300, I was awakened abruptly by a sharp pain in my Right TMJ region. This happened 2 times. It felt worse than a dentist shot. Around 0430, I went to the restroom and notice my right nasolabial fold is less prominent than my left nasolabial fold.


VAERS ID: 905777 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 39.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Illinois  
Vaccinated:2020-12-20
Onset:2020-12-20
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-21
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EK5730 / 1 - / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Discomfort, Extraocular muscle paresis, Facial paralysis, Full blood count normal, Hypoaesthesia, Metabolic function test normal, Paraesthesia
SMQs:, Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Ocular motility disorders (narrow)

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: Vitamin D, C, and zinc
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: N/A
Allergies: NkA
Diagnostic Lab Data: CBC and CMP normal
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: On 12/20/2020 I received the Pfizer covid vaccine at 3pm and 10 minutes after vaccine, felt tingling and a heavy sensation on my right eye. Was seen in ER at same facility. Per MD, no facial asymmetry noted and was sent home. On 12/21/2020, I woke up with mild right facial numbness and sensation of heaviness and very subtle right labial dropping. When closing my eyes tight felt the muscles of my right eye were mildly weaker but I was able to close my eye. I presented to the ER. Blood work normal and per MD, did not feel the need for steroids and told to monitor at home. Since then, the sensation on my right cheek is slightly better, my eye still bothering me slightly and the numbness still present but a bit less.


VAERS ID: 905797 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 28.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Washington  
Vaccinated:2020-12-21
Onset:2020-12-21
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-21
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EH9899 / 1 RA / IM

Administered by: Work       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Facial paralysis, 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? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Multivitamin, cymbalta
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: Depression and anxiety
Allergies: Allergic to penicillin
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Sudden consent of right sided facial numbness paralysis


VAERS ID: 905946 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 39.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: South Dakota  
Vaccinated:2020-12-19
Onset:2020-12-19
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-21
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EK5730 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Discomfort, Facial pain, Facial paralysis, Paraesthesia
SMQs:, Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Glaucoma (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: None
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: None
Allergies: Dicloxicillin
Diagnostic Lab Data: Physical exam on 12/19/20 and e-visit on 10/21/20
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Approximately 30 minutes after vaccination developed intense pins and needles sensation to the left side of my face. I then developed a heavy, aching, tingling sensation to the left side of my face. I returned to the facility and was evaluated post vaccination. Symptoms persisted still 2 days later so I was evaluated by my PCP today and diagnosed with Bells Palsy. I was prescribed high dose steroids today.


VAERS ID: 906246 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 32.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Georgia  
Vaccinated:2020-12-21
Onset:2020-12-21
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-22
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EL0140 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Arthralgia, Facial paresis, Hypoaesthesia, Myalgia, Swelling face
SMQs:, Rhabdomyolysis/myopathy (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (narrow), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Eosinophilic pneumonia (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Arthritis (broad), Tendinopathies and ligament disorders (broad), 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: None
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: None
Allergies: Shellfish allergy
Diagnostic Lab Data: None
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Hour after vaccination: muscle and joint pain bilateral arms (still ongoing next morning but feels better after ibuprofen), right side face felt weird (numb/weakness) spouse said it looked a little swollen (face felt better next morning after benadryl)


VAERS ID: 906944 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 48.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Kansas  
Vaccinated:2020-12-19
Onset:2020-12-19
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-22
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH - / UNK - / -

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Dizziness, Facial discomfort, Headache, Throat tightness
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (broad), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Oropharyngeal conditions (excl neoplasms, infections and allergies) (narrow), Vestibular disorders (broad), Hypersensitivity (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: unsure
Current Illness: unsure
Preexisting Conditions: unsure
Allergies: unsure
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Reports within 15 min of covid vaccine she had facial pressure, throat tightening, headache, light headed, increase in BP-179/123


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