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Polio complications
Polio

Complications could include:

  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in your face. Learn how it can affect your ability to speak, swallow, and control your moods.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain tissue. It's most often caused by viral infections. In some cases, bacterial infections can cause encephalitis.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle. It is a rare condition that can be caused by any number of autoimmune diseases, viral, bacterial, or fungal infections, or parasites. When you have an infection or an allergic reaction, your immune ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bacteria that enter the urethra are usually flushed out through urination. However, bacteria that aren't expelled out of the urethra can cause an infection.
    Source:HLCMS
  • UTIs are usually caused by bacteria and can occur in any part of the urinary tract. Symptoms of upper UTIs include pain in the upper back, chills, fever, and nausea.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cyanosis refers to a bluish cast to the skin and mucous membranes, like inside the mouth or the lips. It's often caused by low oxygen levels.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pulmonary edema is a condition in which the lungs fill with fluid. Read about your risk, and what to do if you experience symptoms.
    Source:HLCMS
  • What's the difference between aspiration pneumonia and pneumonia? Learn the causes, symptoms, and risk factors for this condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cor pulmonale is a condition that most commonly arises out of complications from high blood pressure.
    Source:HLCMS
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