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What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome?

Ramsay Hunt syndrome is a post-complication of varicella-zoster virus infestation that causes Chicken Pox and Shingles. Ramsay Hunt Syndrome happens when the varicella-zoster virus affects the facial nerve and ear.

Post the recovery from Chicken Pox, the varicella-zoster virus can stay dormant in the body and rarely reinfects the person at some point. Ramsay Hunt causes facial paralysis, ear pain and hearing loss.

What is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome?
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