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Paralysis

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Bell's palsy (facial paralysis) information | myVMC

Bell's palsy is a facial paralysis or paralysis of the facial nerve of unknown cause. It is thought to be caused by viral infection or autoimmune reactions.

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Spina bifida | Novita

Major effects of spina bifida Paralysis of the legs There may be complete paraplegia, or partial or minor paralysis depending on the level of the spinal injury

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Polio and post-polio syndrome - Better Health Channel

Polio is a serious disease that can cause life-threatening paralysis and possibly death.

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Polio virus infection (poliomyelitis) information | myVMC

Polio is a vaccine-preventable virus which causes paralysis or meningitis, usually in children. Poliovirus infection can cause physical disability.

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Bell's palsy - myDr.com.au

Bell's palsy is a sudden weakness (paralysis) in the muscles on one side of the face, producing a strange lop-sided appearance.

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Polio: what you need to know - myDr.com.au

Polio is an infectious disease that can cause permanent muscle weakness, paralysis, and in severe cases, can be life-threatening.

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Poliomyelitis fact sheet - Fact sheets

Polio is a highly infectious viral disease that can cause paralysis and death. Immunisation has dramatically reduced the incidence of polio but it still exists in some developing countries.

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Polio in Australia | Raising Children Network

Polio is a serious viral infection. Severe polio can cause permanent paralysis. Although Australia is polio free, you still need to immunise your child.

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What you need to know about gastroparesis

What you need to know about gastroparesis 10 September 2014 Gastroparesis, or paralysis of the stomach, is a digestive condition where there is a delay in the emptying of solids and liquids from the stomach

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