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Surgery for a Polio affected person - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   can you please suggest me is there any cure for person who have polio
Doctor :   there are limb corrective surgeries
Doctor :   that will depend on the various factors
User :   If one leg is infacted with polio then can person walk like a normal person after the surgery
Doctor :   in some cases after the paralytic attack the limb may recover completely
Doctor :   while in some cases it may not recover fully
User :   Can surgey be done after 25 yrs of age
User :   and waht are the percentage of recovery
Doctor :   depends on case to case basis
Doctor :   by surgery only deformity can be corrected

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