Polio

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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Hello.
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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HI
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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I m 90 yuears old, 5 feet 3 inches, 122 pounds with coronary artery disease (CAD)plus I also have PostPoliosyndrome (polio virus in my body which...

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Yes, I had polio at age 5 in 1954-1955(6months on crutches and in braces). I seemed to recover well. I played sports, educated, etc. I am just...

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I was attacked polio in the right hand shoulder a the age of four. Now I am 50 years old. Now though I can write , eat with my right hand, but my...

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What new treatments or medicine (e.g. l-cytrulline, Swiss study ended XXXXXXX 2017) are available to treat post- polio syndrome?

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Hello doctor, We had gone today for baby's 10th week vaccination . The vaccinations are delayed by 1.5 week basically coz of hospitilization of...

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I'm 76 years old. I have frequent uniary tract infections. Take antiobotic when I do. I have no fever, but feel like my blood is boiling. It comes...

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dear doctor this is my forth month of pregnancy and I had to travel and on my trip I had to take polio drops . I spit them out and only had a...

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