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I have all the symptom of guillam barre syndrome.It's started last month April 18 this and the sign and symptom progress and days and weeks.

I have all the symptom of guillam barre syndrome.It's started last month April 18 this   and the sign and symptom progress and days and weeks.

May be another thing: Guillian Barre' is typically a rapidly progressive ascending polyneuropathy that can result in an inability to breath. It is associated with a number of infections, medications, toxic exposures, but the source is often unknown. You MUST seek immediate medical care with Neurology consultation diagnose this issue. See the link below: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/gbs/detail_gbs.htm ...Read more

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What is gillians barre?

What is gillians barre?

GBS: An ascending paralysis - starts in legs and travels towards head. Can be life threatening. Thought to be viral or autoimmune. ...Read more

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What is gillian barre syndrome?

What is gillian barre syndrome?

Autoimmune: An autoimmune disease that attacks the myelin sheaths on your peripheral nerves. Usually starts in feet an ascends. Sometimes starts in the eyes. ...Read more

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What are risk factors for Guillian barre syndrome?

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GBS: Anyone can develop GBS, but people over 50 yrs. age are more at risk. It develops several days/weeks after having diarrhea or respiratory infection, with most common cause being a bacterium called Campylobacter, & some cases follow the Flu or Epstein Barr virus infection, and rarely after vaccination. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for Getting Guillian barre syndrome ?

What are the risk factors for Getting Guillian barre syndrome ?

Virus: Usually a virus. Very rarely a vaccination, but the risk of the virus far outweighs the vaccine. ...Read more

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What's the antibiotic that should not be used in gillian barre syndrome?

What's the antibiotic that should not be used in gillian barre syndrome?

Aminoglycosides: Rare but potential for additional neuromuscular blockade with amino glycosides. Aminoglycosides are contraindicated in myasthenia gravis. ...Read more

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Does Guillian barre syndrome happen to woman more than men? And what age is most common onset? I'm 20 is risk ?

Does Guillian barre syndrome happen to woman more than men? And what age is most common onset?  I'm 20 is risk
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Do your own research: The ?:? ratio is 1.5:1; ? preponderance is especially seen in older patients. GBS can occur at any age. In the US the age distribution has a 1st peak in young adulthood (15-35) and a 2nd higher one in middle age and the elderly (50-75). Now, I don't keep this info in my head. I had to look it up. And so can you. Regurgitating statistics isn't the best use you can make of a HealthTap doc's skills. ...Read more

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How common is gullian barre ?

Not rare: An acute autoimmune polyneuritis, often subsequent to influenza A infection, but may be associated with other post-infectious problems such as Campylobacter jejuni, EBV, mycoplasma infections, and even occurs with "tick paralysis". Usually self limited, but rarely becomes chronic in form of CIDP. Exact statistics not fully clear but not an uncommon outcome of some common infections. ...Read more

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Can you die from guillain-barre syndrome?

Yes: This is a rapid onset paralysis of muscles starting in the legs and rapidly involving upper trunk and breathing in the worst cases. You could die from inability to breathe. If this is occurring, get to the er as fast as possible. ...Read more

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What are signs of guillain barre syndrome?

Acute neuritis: An ascending rapidly progressive weakness then paralysis, starting typically bilaterally in legs, later arms and hands, and later yet issues with swallowing and breathing, often following influenza, but also seen with infectious mono, some GI infections, and could lead to respiratory collapse if not properly treated. ...Read more