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Is there a cure for flaccid paralysis?

Flaccid paralysis is almost always caused by an underlying condition like polio or West Nile virus. Flaccid paralysis is a symptom, rather than an illness or disease in and of itself. Therefore, the cure for flaccid paralysis rests in the underlying condition. If the underlying condition is curable or does not cause permanent damage, than it is likely that the person will recover.

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