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Guillain Barre Syndrome Gastric Bypass
See below: Any large teaching or community hospital can treat a patient with gbs if they offer the following capabilities: neurologic consultation 7 days/week, a neurologic ICU or med ICU familiar with neurologic patients/complications, ICU pharmacy that can provide ivig 7 days a week and/or Albumin for plasmapheresis 7 days/week, experienced pt, ot, speech & respiratory therapists, and good rehab. That's all. ...Read more
French neurologists described a condition of progressive weakness following an illness. First by guillain and barre then added to by landray and stohl describing more severe forms with respiratory paralysis. Most cases progress up legs to trunk to arms, then slowing recover to normal. Some affect breathing, swallow and facial movement. Some with dizziness and ...Read more
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 extremities, gets more severe affecting trunk. It is critical to get medical attention before the weakness progresses to the diaphragm/muscles of breathing. Rarely (about 5-10%) of the time, these muscles are affected first/early - variant gb. ...Read more
Is it possible to have had Guillain Barre syndrome and because of misdiagnosis not be hospitalized?
Unlikely: Most patients with Guillain Barre are very sick and need to be Hospitalisd ...Read more
What is the preferred mode of treatment for guillain barre syndrome: immunoglobulin or plasmepheresis?
Neuro drs-newly diagnosed guillain-barre syndrome, pos EBV bloodtest, never had mono, what's the correlation between the two?
I have guillain barre syndrome, i can't walk, stand, roll over, sit up, or pretty much anything physical. Should i go to a nursing home?
See a rehab doctor: It would be a good idea to see a doctor who specializes in rehabilitation medicine. This person could help you determine what type of therapy may help as well as whether you need to be in a nursing home or not. ...Read more
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