Bio- Polio Disease

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What is Polio Disease?
This viral disease can affect nerves that can lead to serious paralysis (muscle function loss), sometimes partial, or even complete.

How is Polio Spread (Mode of Transmission)?
Polio is a virus that spreads by the following: contact with infected feces, direct human-to-human contact, and contact with infected mucus or phlegm from the mouth or nose.

What are the symptoms?

The symptoms of Paralytic Poliomyelitis include: Fever (5-7 days before other symptoms), abnormal sensations in an area, difficulty in breathing, constipation, drooling, headache, poor temper control, muscle pain, muscle weakness, stiffness in neck or back, swallowing difficulty, and sensitivity to touch.

What is Polio Disease?
This viral disease can affect nerves that can lead to serious paralysis (muscle function loss), sometimes partial, or even complete.

How is Polio Spread (Mode of Transmission)?
Polio is a virus that spreads by the following: contact with infected feces, direct human-to-human contact, and contact with infected mucus or phlegm from the mouth or nose.

What are the symptoms?

The symptoms of Paralytic Poliomyelitis include: Fever (5-7 days before other symptoms), abnormal sensations in an area, difficulty in breathing, constipation, drooling, headache, poor temper control, muscle pain, muscle weakness, stiffness in neck or back, swallowing difficulty, and sensitivity to touch.

Poliomyelitis
Polio Viral Disease
Poliomyelitis
Polio Viral Disease
By Christian Ortega
Pre-AP Biology
Period 5

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Etiology
In the Small intestine and throat, the virus multiplies. The virus will then migrate to lymph nodes (small ball-shaped organ of the immune system) and into blood (Viremia). If Viremia (condition in which viruses enter the bloodstream) persists, the virus can then encroach the capillary wall and enter the central nervous system where...
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