Health

Polio

Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a devastating and possibly destructive irresistible sickness. It is caused by the polio virus. The infection spreads from individual to individual and can attack a tainted individual’s mind and spinal string, causing loss of motion.

Symptoms

  • fever
  • sore throat
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
  • meningitis
  • loss of reflexes
  • serious fits and muscle torment
  • free and floppy appendages, infrequently on only one side of the body
  • sudden loss of motion, brief or lasting
  • disfigured appendages, particularly the hips, lower legs, and feet

Causes 

Polio is caused by little RNA infections. They are individuals from the enterovirus gathering of the Picornavirus family. There are three (sorts 1, 2, and 3) of polio infections; sort I is in charge of around 85% of every single disabled disease. These sorts are antigenically particular strains of infections and contamination or resistance to one write does not ensure against the other two sorts, in any case, if insusceptibility is built up to one or the greater part of the three strains, invulnerability is deep rooted. The issue that these infections cause is the annihilation of spinal rope cells.

Treatment

  • Bed rest
  • Pain relievers
  • Portable ventilators to assist breathing
  • Moderate exercise (physical therapy) to prevent deformity and loss of muscle function
  • A nutritious diet

Complications

  • Paralysis
  • Pulmonary oedema
  • Aspiration pneumonia
  • Myocarditis
  • Depression

 

 

 

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