I Do You Know What Guillain Barre Syndrome Is

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    Is It Hereditary ?

    My aunt is presently in ICU with gbs. She has been otherwise healthy for her entire life. She is 68. She took sick on a Sunday and by Friday she was on breathing machine and feeding tube with pneumonia. She is on IVIGGand other antibiotics. Her brother, my uncle died 12 years...
    Holdipp Holdipp
    41-45
    Jun 14, 2012

    I Had Never Heard of It.

      Well last Thursday (11-06-08) Day 1 seemed like most every other day until I got a call from the school nurse. She said that my 16 year old son was having some trouble with his legs and his vital signs were not very stable. After talking to her I found out that...
    LateNightGuy LateNightGuy
    41-45, M
    28 Responses Nov 9, 2008

    What the #@$*&% Is Wrong With Me!!!

    I had no idea what was going on with me. The first thing I should tell you is that I had some ongoing health problems COPD, High Blood Pressure. i woke up to go to my Pulmonary Dr more testing the four fingers on my right hand were numb, I asked the Dr about it and he...
    grams1t grams1t
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 16, 2009

    I have a twin brother

    that survived Guillain-Barré Syndrome or GBS. He was diagnosed at the age of six and it took a year for him to get treatment and get over the disorder. GBS is an autoimmune disorder where the immune system’s defense is decreased and that forces the white blood cell count to...
    tinytornado95 tinytornado95
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2014

    What the #@$*&% Is Wrong With Me!!!

    I had no idea what was going on with me. The first thing I should tell you is that I had some ongoing health problems COPD, High Blood Pressure. i woke up to go to my Pulmonary Dr more testing the four fingers on my right hand were numb, I asked the Dr about it and he...
    grams1t grams1t
    41-45, F
    Sep 16, 2009
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