Polio complications
Polio

Complications could include:

  • Pseudobulbar palsy is an inability to control the muscles in the face. It can have a large impact on a person's ability to speak.
    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
  • Cyanosis refers to a bluish cast to the skin and mucous membranes, like inside the mouth or the lips.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pulmonary edema is a condition in which the lungs fill with fluid. When this occurs, the body struggles to get enough oxygen, often resulting in breathlessness, coughing, excessive sweating, and bluish skin or lips.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Aspiration pneumonia is an inflammation (usually due to an infection) of your lungs and bronchial tubes that occurs after you inhale foreign matter.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cor pulmonale is a condition that most commonly arises out of complications from high blood pressure.
    Source:HLCMS
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