8 doctors weighed in:
Is cerebral palsy contagious?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Thomas Klein
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
5 doctors agree
In brief: No
It is not caused by an infectious agent like a bacteria or virus.

In brief: No
It is not caused by an infectious agent like a bacteria or virus.
Dr. Thomas Klein
Dr. Thomas Klein
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Great answer! I agree 100%
Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: NO
Strange question to ask.
Cerebral palsy is a disorder of control of motor fuction. It is a static encephalopathy often discovered early in life as a life long disability. The remarkable vigor and enthusiasm for life of many of these children is contagious. But their disorder and disability is not!

In brief: NO
Strange question to ask.
Cerebral palsy is a disorder of control of motor fuction. It is a static encephalopathy often discovered early in life as a life long disability. The remarkable vigor and enthusiasm for life of many of these children is contagious. But their disorder and disability is not!
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Great answer! I agree 100%
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: No
This is not a contageous disease it is due to an injury to nerve cells.

In brief: No
This is not a contageous disease it is due to an injury to nerve cells.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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