Paralysis can have various causes, just like most other symptoms. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose paralysis, we could:
Aside from your face, have you experienced paralysis anywhere else in your body?
Possible responses:→ No / don't know
→ Yes, it was caused by physical injury
→ Yes, in one part of my body, not from injury
→ Yes, two or more parts of my body, not from injury