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What is the long-term outlook for those with guillain-barre syndrome?

Very Good. Around 80% of people who contract guillain-barre will go on to make a full-recovery and live a normal life. About 10% will have some sort of long-term disability, such as motor or sensory nerve damage or recurrent episodes. Those with recurrent episodes are classified as having chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (cipd). Read more...
Good. Due to advances in care, people survive guillain-barre syndrome and return to living their lives. If there is a residual of weakness, bracing or medical care for late effects such as overuse related pains will be helpful. A physiatrist can assist with issues in return to work or driving if there are special needs. This condition should not recur, but occasional "relapse" has been reported. Read more...

At 21 I was diagnosed with guillain barre syndrome. Now ar 29 they are testing for graves disease right now. Could that cause me to relapse again?

Unlikely. Testing for thyroid disease is not going to cause a relapse of guillain barre. Autoimmune thyroid disease is usually not associated with the syndrome either. Read more...
Posssibly. Any auto immune disease can effect tissue that had prior damage regardless if all the symptoms went away. Keep all your appointments and share your concerns with all your doctors. Read more...

I'm being treated for a sinus infection and my muscles feel weak/sore/fatigued all over. Is this normal. I'm worried about Guillain barre syndrome.

Guillan-Barre . Syndrome is not what you described, it is rather starts as numbness, weakness that spread from below upwards, occurs weeks after having a respiratory or gastrointestinal illness, it is still a rare disease. With sinusitis and upper respiratory infections you can have soreness all over if there is a viral component, the usual rest, fluids and pain killers advice holds true still, wish you wellness . Read more...

Think I may have guillain barre syndrome again or what is going on?

Guillain-Barre. Is a form of ascending paralysis which has several major forms and can result in long term persistent neurological deficits. There is a recent excellent review of this illness in the new england journal of medicine. Look online. Read more...