Paralysis is fast and unexpected, leading to a life support system and inability to move, speak, walk, talk or eat.

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with Guillain-Barre Syndrome?

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Celebrities with Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Celebrities with Guillain-Barre Syndrome

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Is Guillain-Barre Syndrome contagious?

Is Guillain-Barre Syndrome contagious?

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Is Guillain-Barre Syndrome hereditary?

Is Guillain-Barre Syndrome hereditary?

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Gbs symptoms are very similar to multiple sclerosis



Urinary system
Urinary system
Respiratory system
Respiratory system
Immune system
Immune system
Muscular system
Muscular system
Nervous system
Nervous system


  • Paralysis
  • Pain of needles poking at hands and legs
  • Numbness
  • Acute nerve pain
  • Life support can be needed in chronic conditions


  • Ivig
  • Plasmaperisys
  • Gabapenton
  • Life support
  • Morphine
  • Other pain and nerve calming drugs
  • Specialist who treat it

    ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Guillain-Barre Syndrome

    ICD10 code of Guillain-Barre Syndrome and ICD9 code

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    Natural treatment of Guillain-Barre Syndrome

    Is there any natural treatment for Guillain-Barre Syndrome?

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    Living with Guillain-Barre Syndrome

    Living with Guillain-Barre Syndrome. How to live with Guillain-Barre S...

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    Guillain-Barre Syndrome diet

    Guillain-Barre Syndrome diet. Is there a diet which improves the quali...

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    Stories of Guillain-Barre Syndrome

    Guillain-Barre Syndrome stories
    About 7 years ago I contacted GBS, a serious disorder that occurs when the body's defense (immune) system starts attacking part of the nervous system. This leads to nerve inflammation that causes muscle weakness and eventually paralysis.Though being ...
    Guillain-Barre Syndrome stories
    I was diagnosed with Miller Fisher Syndrome on 6th March 2011 but, with the benefit of hindsight and research, I now realise the symptoms had been developing for several weeks beforehand.We had been skiing in France at the end of January and returned...
    Guillain-Barre Syndrome stories
    Hi, I'm Mikael. My story real short; Was first diagnosed back in 1994, age 17, where I within 24 hours went from running to almost bed- and wheelchair bound. Hospitalized 3 week, 5 x IVIG, lost +10 kg bodymass, most muscle. Fought my way back to a re...
    Guillain-Barre Syndrome stories
    I origiinally thought is was coming doen with flu or something similar on 31st July 2015. After a heavey night sweat it felt OK the next day. On the 3rd August i woke up with what i can describe as crampy feeling in both legs, buttock and triceps. I...
    Guillain-Barre Syndrome stories
    Nincs jó az angol tudásom, így néha segített a google.   Nos, az én történetem GBS:   Elmúlt 26 márciusban, amikor mentem a lábam egy budapesti kórh&aacut...

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    Question 9
    I dont know if I can get it. Can any one help me?
    Question 284
    Would I be able to get the TDAP shot or is it as risky as getting the flu shot?
    Question 703
    Has anyone else had recurrent GBS? According to minimal research available, it is more prevalent in younger patients. That would be consistent with my history of being diagnosed at 7 years old and again at 11 years old.
    Question 229
    I would like to know if Zika Virus and Guillain Barre Syndrome are related. Does Zika virus infection can cause Guillain Barre syndrome?
    Question 7
    Many people have suggested me to be positive even when you have a real reason to be negative... Some people recommends me to do meditation, yoga or similar stuff... but sincerely I dont feel like. does it happens to you?

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    Statistics of Guillain-Barre Syndrome

    48 people with Guillain-Barre Syndrome have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Guillain-Barre Syndrome is 1575 points (44 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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