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Acute flaccid paralysis

Flacid Paralysis is a condition in which people experience limp, floppy muscles that lack firmness, due to lack of activity in these muscles. Voluntary control over these muscles has been lost and they are unable to contract.

Acute falccid paralysis is where the condition comes on suddenly or over a short period of time.

There are numerous condtions that can cause Acute falccid paralysis. Some of the conditions are

  • Bells Palsy

  • West Nile Various

  • Myasthenia Gravis

  • Tick paralysis

  • Polio

  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome

  • Lyme disease



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