Polio Treatment

(Polio Myelitis:)

Poliomyelitis is a viral disease that can affect nerves and can lead to partial or full paralysis.

CAUSES, INCIDENCE AND RISK FACTORS

Poliomyelitis is a disease caused by infection with the polio virus. The virus spreads by:
Direct person-to-person contact
Contact with infected mucus or phlegm from the nose or mouth
Contact with infected feces
The virus enters through the mouth and nose, multiplies in the throat and intestinal tract, and then is absorbed and spread through the blood . The time from being infected with the virus to developing symptoms of disease(incubation) ranges from 5 - 35 days (average 7 - 14 days).

RISK INCLUDE

Lack of immunization against polio

Travel to an area that has experienced a polio outbreak In areas where there is an out break,those most likely to get the disease include children, pregnant women,and the elderly. The disease is more common in the summer .

SYMPTOMS

There are three basic patterns of polio infection: sub clinical infections, non paralytic,and paralytic. About 95% of infections are sub clinical infections, which may not have symptoms.

SUB CLINICAL INFECTION SYMPTOMS

Headache
Red throat
Slight fever
Sore throat
Vomiting
People with sub clinical polio infection might not have symptoms, or their symptoms may last 72 hours or less.

Clinical poliomyelitis affects the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), and is divided into non paralytic and paralytic forms. It may occur after recovery from a sub clinical infection.

NON PARALYTIC POLIO MYELITIS

 Back pain or backache
Diarrhea
Excessive tiredness, fatigue
Headache
Irritability
Leg pain (calf muscles)
Moderate fever
Muscle stiffness
Muscle tenderness and spasm in any area of the body
Neck pain and stiffness
Pain in front part of neck
Pain or stiffness of the back, arms, legs, abdomen
Skin rash or lesion with pain
Vomiting
Symptoms usually last 1 - 2 weeks.

PARALYTIC POLIO MYELITIS

• Fever 5 -7 days before other symptoms
• Abnormal sensations (but not loss of sensation) in an area
• Bloated feeling in abdomen
• Breathing difficulty
• Constipation
• Difficulty beginning to urinate
• Drooling
• Headache
• Irritability or poor temper control
• Muscle contractions or muscle spasms in the calf, neck, or back
• Muscle pain
• Muscle weakness that is only on one side or worse on one side
o Comes on quickly
o Location depends on where the spinal cord is affected
o Worsens into paralysis
• Sensitivity to touch; mild touch may be painful
• Stiff neck and back
• Swallowing difficulty

SIGNS AND TESTS

The healthcare provider may find:
. Abnormal reflexes
• Back stiffness
• Difficulty lifting the head or legs when lying flat on the back
Stiff neck
Trouble bending the neck

TESTS INCLUDE:

• Cultures of throat washings, stools, or cerebro-spinal fluid (CSF)
• Routine CSF examination
Test for levels of antibodies to the polio virus 

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