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Is there a connection between guillain barre syndrome and lupus

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 32 years experience
See below:: Treatment of guillain-barré syndrome may include plasma exchange (plasmapheresis) and high-dose immunoglobulin therapy. A respirator may be used if th... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology 18 years experience
Yes, especially GI: Guillain barre syndrome is often preceded by an immune stressor such as an infection. Most classically, it is caused by campylobacter, but associatio... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No: You can certainly get it , but it is not an inheritable disease. Gb is an autoimmune disease that often follows an infection . It is not common.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Guillain-Barre is usually a progressive neurologic syndrome where you lose motor control. Starts in legs and ascends and may include breathing difficu... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics 23 years experience
No link: No, there is no definitive link between vaccines and gbs in a broad sense. While many have attempted to link the two and the fda follows all vaccines... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Neruo rehab.: Seek assistance from physical or occupational therapist trained to rehabilitate individuals recovering from insults to the nervous system. It takes m... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: There is no telling how you personally will recover. It depends on the degree of damage done to your nerves and muscles. Some changes may be irreversi... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Paresthesias/weak: Guillain-barre can progress very fast but usually starts with strange sensations in the extremities and then weakness that also starts from the extrem... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Unlikely: Most patients with Guillain Barre are very sick and need to be Hospitalisd
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. K.C. Brewington
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Yes: In some cases the respiratory muscles can be affected.