What is Polio?

Polio is a viral disease which may affect the spinal cord causing muscle weakness and paralysis.

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sir i am 22years old. i am affected by polio in my right leg . sir i walk with a stick . my polio affected leg is smaller than that good leg .i can...

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Can Polio spread from one person to another person through direct contact like touching? I am just curious whether the Polio will spread.

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Thanks for writing to us.
Direct touch does not spread the polio but this disease spreads through feco-oral route. You need to intimate the...

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I had polio when I was 2 year old. At the time, I also had a simultaneous fever and the then doctors had already discarded my case as being beyond...

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Thank for choosing HCM, You are wrongly understood or informed, there is no such "post polio syndrome" like disease, at least to my knowledge,...

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