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Is there an antibiotic for polio?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Prevention by vaccination is the way to avoid problems.
Once infected, treatment is supportive.

In brief: No

Prevention by vaccination is the way to avoid problems.
Once infected, treatment is supportive.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Polio is caused by a virus for which there is a very effective vaccination.
The feared paralysis is caused by direct damage to particular cells again since this isn't bacterial antibiotic treatment is useless.

In brief: No

Polio is caused by a virus for which there is a very effective vaccination.
The feared paralysis is caused by direct damage to particular cells again since this isn't bacterial antibiotic treatment is useless.
Dr. David Hardin
Dr. David Hardin
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: No there is none

No there is no antibiotic for Polio Polio is caused by a virus and is preventable by polio vaccine and due to universal vaccination for it's prevention there are been very few cases in the world

In brief: No there is none

No there is no antibiotic for Polio Polio is caused by a virus and is preventable by polio vaccine and due to universal vaccination for it's prevention there are been very few cases in the world
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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