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Is there a chance my unborn child will have polio (one arm or leg shorter or longer than the other) as his or her father does? He is the only one in his family that has is so what are the chances my child may have it

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Asked by poohnbaby at 2:42 PM on Mar. 13, 2011 in Health

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  • Polio is not genetic. Its a viral infectious disease

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:05 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • Polio is not genetic...

    Answer by AnuMeha at 10:56 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • ask your doctor there are a lot of test they can run on an unborn child that they maybe able to tell you ahead of time

    Answer by goobersmom713 at 3:08 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • The chance that your child will be born with a deformed limb due to polio is zero. Polio is caused by a virus. You can't be born with a deformed limb due to polio, you have to catch the disease first.

    Answer by Karro at 5:35 PM on Apr. 2, 2011

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