True about polio - (AIIMS Nov 2014)
|A||Paralytic polio is most common|
|C||IM injections and increased muscular activity lead to increased Paralysis|
|D||Polio drop given only in < 3 Year|
IM injections and increased muscular activity lead to increased paralysis
o Risk of paralytic polio is increased by ;
Tonsillectomy Strenous physical exercise Tooth extraction Cortisone administration
Adenoidectomy Injection (intramuscular) Fatigue
About other options
o Most of the infected individuals (95%) develop inapparent infection and paralytic polio occurs in less than 1 % of the infected individuals.
o There is flaccid paralysis.
o Pulse polio immunization is given to all children less than 5 years of age (not 3 years of age).