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Is herpes viral infctn related to gullain barre syndrome? How likely is to for the virus to incubate and start showing sympts 2 days post exposure?

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Dr. Michael Nelson
Neurology

In brief: Possibly

Guillain barre syndrome is a rare autoimmune neurological condition causing ascending numbness and weakness from your toes up.
There are many possibly triggers and campylobacter jejuni is the best known, but certain vaccinations, CMV virus and others have been associated. There is normally about a two week gap between infection and neurological symptoms.

In brief: Possibly

Guillain barre syndrome is a rare autoimmune neurological condition causing ascending numbness and weakness from your toes up.
There are many possibly triggers and campylobacter jejuni is the best known, but certain vaccinations, CMV virus and others have been associated. There is normally about a two week gap between infection and neurological symptoms.
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