A 21-year-old member asked:
do vaccines cause guillain-barre syndrome (gbs)?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 22 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 closely to monitor a link - the data has not suggested a link between all major vaccines and gbs. The average risk of someone getting gbs even without getting vaccines is 1 in a few hundred thousand. The risk is the same with vaccines.
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Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Associated: Gbs has been associated with vaccination but the cause is unknown.
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Last updated Aug 22, 2020
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