What Is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome? 

Ramsay Hunt syndrome occurs when a shingles outbreak affects the facial nerve near one of your ears.

What Is Ramsay Hunt Syndrome? 

Ramsay Hunt syndrome is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox.

What are the symptoms?

1-painful red rash with fluid-filled blisters on, in and around one ear 2-Facial weakness or paralysis on the same side as the affected ear

other symptoms?

Ear pain, Hearing loss, Ringing in your ears, Difficulty closing one eye,A sensation of spinning or moving

Complications

-Permanent hearing loss and facial weakness -Eye damage

Prevention

-routinely vaccinated against chickenpox -A shingles vaccine for people age 50 or older

Prevention

-Prompt treatment of the syndrome reduces "the risk of complications