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What do you suggest if my child has gillian barre and was given a flu shot without history takenconcerns?
Depends: If the guillain barre was felt to be a result of a previous flu shot ( a known but rare complication) then the child should not receive a flu shot. If the child's guillain barre developed independently ( without having a recent flu shot) then giving the flu shot is something to consider along with your Dr. Didn't the person bringing the child for vaccination have to fill out forms that asked? ...Read more
My daughter has gillian barre and was given a flu shot without history taken. Anything to be worried about?
Guillain-Barre: is a serious medical condition, and up to 5% of people can relapse. It would be wise to monitor her very closely and seek immediate medical attention if symptom appear to be recurring. It is also important that you notify healthcare personel of any significant illness or medical history prior to giving consent to vaccination, even if they don't ask. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband had Gillian barre a year ago, can that effect us getting pregnant now? As we have been trying a year and I'm perfectly healthy
I had Gillian Barret 2 years ago and dr. won't give me a flu shot. Wouldn't the shot be better than the risk of getting the flu?
Guillain Barre: Guillain Barré Syndrome (GBS) is a disorder where a patient’s immune system goes haywire and attacks the peripheral nervous system. GBS can be triggered by vaccinations such as the influenza vaccine, tetanus shot, Hepatitis B vaccine, the Menactra® (MCV4) vaccine, the Gardasil® vaccine, and other vaccinations. ...Read more
How much time take respiratory recovery in Gillian-Bere syndrome . My baby is on ventilator machine from 7 days and patialay recover leg weakness..
Mgt: It is an encouraging sign that the leg muscle strength is returning. The respiratory muscles will typically gain strength also and allow your child's physicians to wean her gradually from the vent. ...Read more