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How is gulian barr sydrome contracted and then treated?
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
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In brief: Immune issues
In gbs, the immune system attacks the covering (myelin sheath ) of certain nerves.
This causes nerve damage - usually begins to affect the nerves after you've had a viral or bacterial infection. Often it is after an infection of the lungs or stomach and intestines. Gut infection with camphylobactor - can cause this. Rx is with steroids, therapy, pain killers are given.

In brief: Immune issues
In gbs, the immune system attacks the covering (myelin sheath ) of certain nerves.
This causes nerve damage - usually begins to affect the nerves after you've had a viral or bacterial infection. Often it is after an infection of the lungs or stomach and intestines. Gut infection with camphylobactor - can cause this. Rx is with steroids, therapy, pain killers are given.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery
In brief: Unknown Cause
There is no known cure for guillain-barré syndrome.
However, there are therapies that lessen the severity of the illness and accelerate the recovery in most patients. There are also a number of ways to treat the complications of the disease. Currently, plasma exchange (also called plasmapheresis) and high-dose immunoglobulin therapy are used.

In brief: Unknown Cause
There is no known cure for guillain-barré syndrome.
However, there are therapies that lessen the severity of the illness and accelerate the recovery in most patients. There are also a number of ways to treat the complications of the disease. Currently, plasma exchange (also called plasmapheresis) and high-dose immunoglobulin therapy are used.
Dr. Seth Zeidman
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