Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

185 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Is there anything I can do about poliomyelitis ?

I was not given poilo vaccine when I was a kid. so it made me physically handicaped..now is there anything I can do about this so that I become normal ? what is this polio ?
Sun, 15 Nov 2009
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Drug/Medication
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
  Anonymous's Response
's  Response

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

  Anonymous's Response
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
aditi'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
parimal'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
roshin'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.
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

My child is of year three months before he was having fever that time he was unable to walk. So we took him to hospital dr. asked to do cpk test that time his cpk level was 1150 then .he was on IV. for two days. after two days he was good but now after three months this repets dr told he is having poliomiosities due to viral infection. I want to know is this poliomiocities will persist through out life. Is it effect on nervous system . Please guide me

doctor1 MD

Hi, I am BalaMurugan from India, Chennai. I am 26 years old now affected with poliomyelitis when I was 6 months old baby. Now I am searching for any surgery or any other kind of treatment for curing this poliomyelitis. Kindly help me out in this issue.

doctor1 MD

I had polio in 1951 at age 4. I have also been highly sexually active since. Most of these encounters involved unprotected intercourse whether with condoms or the pill. I have never gotten a woman pregnant. Can my experience with polio (which was significant, e.g., my spine is fused T1 through L2) have left me sterile?

Recent questions on  Vaccine

doctor1 MD

My name is Michael Morin, and I m 54 years old. At the age of 24, I was diagnosed with a heart condition. I was told I had heart disease that was similar to an 80 year old. I also had diabetes. I had just left the Marine Corps Reserve a year earlier. I joined the Marines at age of 17. I received a number of vaccinations in boot camp, one of which was the smallpox vaccine. When I left boot camp for R and R, I went home where joined in a game of pick up football. I began to have tightness in my chest and I was short of breath. I used to believe my problem developed from some sort of virus I got from the air-jet vaccination gun the service used, but now after speaking to one doctor by chance. Now I believe my problems were from the smallpox vaccination. I have been fighting an up hill battle with the Veterans Administration on compensation and treatment for the past 30 plus years, because of the lack of help from the medical field. I need to fine evidence and were to fined it. Who know more about what adverse effects smallpox vaccines cause and who can help me with my case. Thank you, Michael Morin

doctor1 MD

hi, my son is 1 year &1 month 9.6kg. 76 cm. now .he had a jaundice when he was a newborn until 6months he had series of test in SGOT 222U/L, 279U/L, 272 U/L, SGPT 116U/L, 284U/L, 439U/L,293U/L, 615U/l, 82U/L , 247U/L. the result was always high . are the antibiotics, vaccines or other medicines he take affects the test results? how could to reduce or lower down the sgpt. what are the foods to eat to reduce it.. please helr my son.. thank you very much..

doctor1 MD

I have several small itchy bumps in skin for past 5 or so days.. At first, I thought mosquito bites. The first one is blistered right now. I just noticed an itchy red spot on my neck. They re individual bumps - 3 on right arm, 1 on neck, I on back of head, 1 on chest. I m 63, had the shingles vaccine, and they re itchy, not painful. Wondering what it could be... Also, I care for 92 year old mother and 11 month old grandson often. Could I have something contagious?

doctor1 MD

Hello Doctor, My Son Completed 9 Months we had taken mesels Vaccine after a weekdays we found some rash on his body we consult a doctor she said those were mosquito bites but there is no change after 3 days also. 2. He having motions frequently we are not able find any growth. pls advise us

doctor1 MD

I am 38 years old and was scratched by a stray dog 2 days ago. Since I have been bitten by a dog before, I know the drill. I went to buy Rabipur but as it was unavailable, I bought Vaxirab N. Now, I know that I need to take 5 dosage of Vaxirab N...

doctor1 MD

Hi, I am Amit. I have an open wound in my fingers. 2 days ago, I think but I am not sure, a stray dog licked it mistakenly. Should I take anti - rabies injection. I have been bitten 4 years ago and took the injection. Since Rabipur isn't...

doctor1 MD

I have had shingles twice and had treatment and the shingles vaccine . My shingles were on the left side of my body, under the breast and around my back to the spine, I now have nerve pain , but it has now moved to my right breast and is extremely...