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Is there anything I can do about poliomyelitis ?

I was not given poilo vaccine when I was a kid. so it made me physically is there anything I can do about this so that I become normal ? what is this polio ?
Sun, 15 Nov 2009
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  Anonymous's Response

You can go to any neurological rehabilitation centers, thay will help you in reducing the disability because of polio.

  Anonymous's Response

Polio affects the nerves. and nerves wont work which will make the muscles weak. Yes go to Neurological rehabilitation as rightly said  to increase the strength of your muscles.

  User's Response
Good information Roshin, thanks. I shall see atleast see that no one else in effected like me. I am bit positive as I can read, write but cannot sport or walk.
  User's Response
Ther is no treatment for polio virus, it can be only prevented. I feel sad that you did not received the polio virus vaccine. Once the disease occurs it caused lot of damage to the nervous system
  User's Response
Do not repeat this mistake, join the govt campaign to eradicate polio. Every year govt shall advertise about the mass vaccination to the kids below 5 yrs. Ask all your near and dear to get them vaccinated at any government outlet, hospital, public places. The second dose will be after one month. You can get polio drops even after regular vaccination by your family doctor. By this let us hope the polio is eradicated in our country by 2010.
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