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Post Polio Syndrome Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Prevention And Treatment

Post polio syndrome, as the name implies, is a syndrome that occurs years or even decades after the initial attack of poliovirus infection.  Around 25-50% of patients tend to develop the syndrome in their later lives. The syndrome is known to cause progressive joint and muscle weakening. Besides, patients of post polio syndrome can also experience joint pain and fatigue. The Post Polio Syndromecan lead to skeletal deformities. Individuals those were greatly affected by the previous illness, polio have more tendencies to develop intense signs of post polio syndrome.
Post Polio Syndrome Causes:
Post polio syndrome causes are a mystery till date however it occurs in individuals those had poliovirus infection in their past. It is believed to occur in case of contact with the affected persons, infected mucous or feces. However, researchers are working hard to identify the precise cause of post polio syndrome.
Post Polio Syndrome Symptoms:
Main Post Polio Syndrome Symptoms are fatigue, pai…

Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Prevention And Treatment

Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia is a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma type and also known as lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma or WM. It is a slow-growing, rare cancer that arises in the immune system of the body. Lymphocytes (abnormal white blood cells) present in the bone marrow produce an irregular and abnormal protein mentioned as monoclonal immunoglobulin M which is responsible to thicken the plasma of the blood. This produces the WM symptoms.
Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia Symptoms:
What isWaldenstrom'sMacroglobulinemia Symptoms? The symptoms consist of nosebleeds, fatigue, gum bleeding, dizziness, weight loss, headache, bruising, and tingling or numbness in your feet or hands. Also, the doctor may find inflamed lymph glands in groin areas, neck or underarms.
Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia Causes:
Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia occurs due to the disorder known as lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma. Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia Causes are the increased IgM antibody production, but this mechanism is unc…