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From the 9/17/2021 release of VAERS data:

Found 216 cases where Location is U.S., Territories, or Unknown and Vaccine is COVID19 and Manufacturer is JANSSEN and Symptom is Bell's palsy

Table

   
AgeCountPercent
17-44 Years6530.09%
44-65 Years12156.02%
65-75 Years146.48%
75+ Years41.85%
Unknown125.56%
TOTAL216100%



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VAERS ID: 1097281 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 49.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Oregon  
Vaccinated:2021-03-09
Onset:2021-03-09
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-03-13
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (JANSSEN)) / JANSSEN 1805018 / 1 RA / SYR

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Balance disorder, Bell's palsy, Condition aggravated, Ear discomfort, Eye pain, Eyelid ptosis, Facial pain, Headache, Hypoaesthesia, Magnetic resonance imaging head normal, Migraine, Muscle tightness, Pain in extremity, Paraesthesia, Speech disorder, Trigeminal neuralgia
SMQs:, Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Dementia (broad), Dystonia (broad), Psychosis and psychotic disorders (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Glaucoma (broad), Demyelination (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Vestibular disorders (broad), Periorbital and eyelid disorders (narrow), Ocular motility disorders (narrow), Tendinopathies and ligament disorders (broad), Sexual dysfunction (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: Clonidine 0.1mg for high BP Extra Strength Tylenol, Ibuprofen, and Phenergan for migraines
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: Neck pain from fusion C5-C6, hearing loss, migraines
Allergies: Penicillin, Demerol, Toradol, Soma
Diagnostic Lab Data: Advised by Neurologist to go to the ER on 03-11-2021 as symptoms had not resolved and gotten worse. Seen at Emergency Department, treated by Dr who performed a neurological exam, consulted with neurologist Dr, and orded an MRI of Brain/Head with and without contrast. MRI was clear of stroke or mass. ER Diagnosis: Right facial pain / Trigeminal neuralgia of right side of face / Migraine without status migrainosus, not intractable, unspecified migraine type / side effects of vaccination, initial encounter. Treated with oxycodone for eye pain, zofran for nausea, gadobenate dimeglumine steroids for inflammation. Followed up with my neurologist Dr.
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Bell''s palsy symptoms within an hour after receiving vaccine injection: consisted of right-sided facial numbness, right-sided eyelid droop, right-sided mouth turn, right-sided tightness in neck muscle, pressure behind right eye, headache, loss of balance, difficulty speaking. The injection was at 3:15 pm and started with arm soreness and stinging, a slight headache, and some tingling in my right hand while waiting 15 minutes after the shot, I had also felt a sensation going up the right side of the back of my neck almost immediately after the injection. The Bell''s palsy symptoms started by 4:00 pm. I had a low-grade temp that evening of 99.9. I emailed my neurologist who I see for migraines, of my symptoms. The following morning on 03-10-2021 I woke with a severe migraine, fullness in my right ear, more pressure behind my right eye and it is watery, with new ringing in both ears, louder in the right ear. Still residual numbness and drooping of right side of face and eye, tightness in right side neck muscle in front, and speaking better. Woke up on Thursday morning 03-11-2021 with flu symptoms and migraine gone. Eye pressure still there and now having significant pain moving my eye and now more feeling of fullness in my right ear. Eye pain was concerning. Dr advised me at this time if symptoms have continued or gotten worse to go to the emergency room. Today, Saturday 03-13-2021, I am still experiencing moderate eye pain behind/above my right eye with pressure. I am continuing to treat the pain with oxycodone prescribed by ER Physician.


VAERS ID: 1105817 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 60.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: Arizona  
Vaccinated:2021-03-09
Onset:2021-03-13
   Days after vaccination:4
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-03-16
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (JANSSEN)) / JANSSEN 1805020 / 1 LA / SYR

Administered by: School       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Bell's palsy, Condition aggravated, Facial paralysis, Muscle twitching
SMQs:, Dyskinesia (broad), Dystonia (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? Yes
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: Bells Palsey in remission
Allergies: Penicillin
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Bells Palsey symptoms have returned. Right side of my face twitching and drooping


VAERS ID: 1116977 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 44.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: Texas  
Vaccinated:2021-03-13
Onset:2021-03-18
   Days after vaccination:5
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-03-19
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (JANSSEN)) / JANSSEN 1805031 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Bell's palsy, Diarrhoea, Pain in extremity
SMQs:, Pseudomembranous colitis (broad), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Hearing impairment (broad), Noninfectious diarrhoea (narrow), Tendinopathies and ligament 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: None
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: Hypertension
Allergies: None
Diagnostic Lab Data: Visited ER. Was prescribed antiviral and steroid.
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Sore arm for two days. Diarrhea. Developed Bell''s Palsy after six days.


VAERS ID: 1134437 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 40.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Massachusetts  
Vaccinated:2021-03-06
Onset:2021-03-21
   Days after vaccination:15
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-03-25
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (JANSSEN)) / JANSSEN - / 1 LA / -

Administered by: Pharmacy       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Bell's palsy, Computerised tomogram head normal, Magnetic resonance imaging head normal
SMQs:, 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? Yes, 2 days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions:
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: CT head 3/21 and 3/23, unremakable MRI brain 3/24/21, unremarkable
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Left sided Bell''s palsy


VAERS ID: 1136339 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 42.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: California  
Vaccinated:2021-03-12
Onset:2021-03-24
   Days after vaccination:12
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-03-26
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (JANSSEN)) / JANSSEN - / UNK UN / IM

Administered by: Public       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Bell's palsy, Corneal reflex decreased, Erythema, Hypoaesthesia, Hypoaesthesia oral, Lacrimation increased, Neurological examination abnormal, Ophthalmological examination abnormal, Swelling of eyelid
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (narrow), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Oropharyngeal conditions (excl neoplasms, infections and allergies) (narrow), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Optic nerve disorders (broad), Corneal disorders (narrow), Hearing impairment (broad), Lacrimal disorders (narrow), Periorbital and eyelid disorders (narrow), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad), Sexual dysfunction (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: azithromycin
Diagnostic Lab Data: Neurological exam, Vision exam
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Received vaccine on 3.12.2021; began to have tearing of R eye with erythema on 3.24.2021 at approx 20:30; awakened 3.25.2021 with swelling of R eyelid, inability to blink, R side facial numbness, R side tongue numbness; Diagnosis: Bell Palsy; Rx Prednisone taper, Neurontin, Valacyclovir, moisturizing eye drops, eye patch.


VAERS ID: 1136795 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 69.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Mississippi  
Vaccinated:2021-03-16
Onset:2021-03-22
   Days after vaccination:6
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-03-26
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (JANSSEN)) / JANSSEN 004M20A / 1 RA / IM

Administered by: Pharmacy       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Bell's palsy, Injection site erythema, Injection site swelling
SMQs:, Extravasation events (injections, infusions and implants) (broad), Haemodynamic oedema, effusions and fluid overload (narrow), 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: Folic acid 1 mg Methotrexate 2.5 mg Lisinopril 20 mg Metoprolol succinate ER 50 mg Meloxicam 7.5 mg
Current Illness: NA
Preexisting Conditions: Rheumatoid arthritis Hypertension
Allergies: NKDA
Diagnostic Lab Data: NA
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Injection site redness and swelling that occurred days after the vaccine. Bell palsy that developed approximately 5 days after receiving the vaccine.


VAERS ID: 1139453 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 44.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: New York  
Vaccinated:2021-03-11
Onset:2021-03-11
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-03-27
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (JANSSEN)) / JANSSEN 1805018 / 1 LA / SYR

Administered by: Work       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Abdominal pain upper, Bell's palsy, Burning sensation, Dyspnoea, Ear pain, Facial paralysis, Fatigue, Feeling jittery, Gait disturbance, Headache, Hyperaesthesia, Hypoaesthesia, Laboratory test, Limb discomfort, Lip swelling, Lymphadenopathy, Muscle contractions involuntary, Muscle spasms, Muscle twitching, Myalgia, Pain in extremity, Pain in jaw, Paraesthesia, Pharyngeal swelling, Swollen tongue, Urine analysis normal
SMQs:, Rhabdomyolysis/myopathy (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (narrow), Acute pancreatitis (broad), Angioedema (narrow), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Dyskinesia (broad), Dystonia (broad), Parkinson-like events (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), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Eosinophilic pneumonia (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Osteonecrosis (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Tendinopathies and ligament disorders (broad), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad), Hypoglycaemia (broad), Sexual dysfunction (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: Zyrtec Dexilant
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: Environmental and Seasonal allergies GERD
Allergies: None
Diagnostic Lab Data: Ruled out stroke and all blood work and urine came back normal
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: 3/11/21 Left side of face went numb, jaw pain, felt like electric bolts through head, involuntary muscle contacting in face (both sides), Jittery, Eye twitching, headache. Ear pain. 3/12 -3/13/21 Face numbness got worse, left side started to droop. Muscle soreness in left arm, headache, tired. 3/14/21 ER visit to rule out Stroke. Diagnosed with Bells Palsey. 3/15-3/17/21 Left side of face still numb, pain/muscle spasms come and go. 3/18/21 Woke up with skin hypersensitive- feels like I have a severe sun burn from my neck to waist area, swollen glands, eye twitching, lips, tongue and throat swelled up. Severe jaw and ear pain, trouble breathing. Face still tingly/numb. Legs became extremely sore and heavy feeling, hard to walk. Called Dr- put on Prednisone (60mg and decreasing) and an anti-viral. 3/19/21 Same symptoms as previous day plus stomach area began to hurt/burning sensation- like all my organs were inflammed. Uncomfortable pain in my right side. Took first dose of meds this am. 3/20/21 Extreme jaw/ear pain, clenching feeling, loss of strength on the left side of my face Symptoms tapered off fir a few days, face numbness decreased and swelling seemed to improve. 3/25/21 Woke up with Skin burning again and glands in neck swollen. Called Dr- placed back on a higher dose of Predisone . At night, throat and tongue swelled up 3/26/21 Tongue and throat swelling, still facial tingling and numbness


VAERS ID: 1140024 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 53.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: Texas  
Vaccinated:2021-03-06
Onset:2021-03-25
   Days after vaccination:19
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-03-27
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (JANSSEN)) / JANSSEN 1805018 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Public       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Bell's palsy, Immediate post-injection reaction, Pain in extremity
SMQs:, Hearing impairment (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Tendinopathies and ligament 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? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Rx: Irbesartan 150Mg Tablets (1x daily); Supplements: Multi-Vitamin, NAC, Silymarin, Bromelain, Quercetin, L-Carnitine, CoQ10, Cordyceps, Fish Oil
Current Illness: N/A
Preexisting Conditions: hypertension
Allergies: N/A
Diagnostic Lab Data: 3/25/2021 ER visit with diagnosis of Bell''s Palsy
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Sore Arm immediately after shot for several days Bell''s Palsy 19 days after injection (reporting this since CDC web site specifically asked for reports of Bell''s Palsy after vaccination)


VAERS ID: 1153380 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 48.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Washington  
Vaccinated:2021-03-12
Onset:2021-03-12
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-03-31
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (JANSSEN)) / JANSSEN - / N/A LA / SYR

Administered by: Public       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Bell's palsy, Chills, Fatigue, Hypoaesthesia, Pain, Paraesthesia, Pyrexia, Slow speech
SMQs:, Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (broad), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad), Sexual dysfunction (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: MMR 1996, symptoms related to each of the illnesses in the vaccine over the course of one week.
Other Medications: Vitamin d, probiotics, vitamin b12, multivitamin, herbs for emotional stress, immune system support
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: None
Allergies: diphenhydramine Persimmons
Diagnostic Lab Data: None
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Numbness of entire arm within 15 minutes of vaccination, shoulder to fingertips. Numbness remained for over 24 hours. First 48 hours, fever, chills, body aches, headache, debilitating fatigue After 24 hours, increasing mild Bell?s palsy facial tingling and numbness. Some difficulty speaking for 24 hours. Mild Bell''s palsy for two full weeks without cessation, concentrated in the right side of face. In third week, less frequent, but still present.


VAERS ID: 1165013 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 70.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: New Mexico  
Vaccinated:2021-03-18
Onset:2021-04-01
   Days after vaccination:14
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-04-03
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (JANSSEN)) / JANSSEN 1805018 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Public       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Bell's palsy, Blood test, Computerised tomogram, Electrocardiogram, Facial paralysis, Lacrimation increased, Urine analysis, X-ray
SMQs:, Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad), Lacrimal 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? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: HTN - lisinopril; cholesterol - simvastatin; acylcovir, prednisone for Bell''s Palsy. No hx of Botox injection
Current Illness: None - eye surgery six months ago
Preexisting Conditions: Hypertension, hypercholesterol
Allergies: Morphine - convulsions; seasonal
Diagnostic Lab Data: Evaluated Medical Hospital - blood work, urine, CT scan, X-ray (skull), ECG - no abnormalities. Neurology consult evaluated as mild Bell''s Palsy. Provided with prescription for prednisone, acyclovir.
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Received Janssen vaccine 3/18/21 - on 4/1/21 (14 days later) woke up with numbness to left side of face (can''t close L eye, can''t raise L eyebrow, left mouth crooked with smiling, watery left eye), and possibly droopy R eye. No diplopia, no weakness limbs (gait ok), no pain - went urgent care - transported to ER due to concerns of TIA/CVA


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