Guillain Barre Syndrome

About- Guillain-Barre syndrome is a rare but serious autoimmune disease in which a person’s immune system attacks peripheral nerves and it may lead to weakness and paralysis that may last for a long time.
 
Symptoms-
Guillain-Barre syndrome Cramp-like pain
Guillain-Barre syndrome Difficulty with eye or facial movements, including speaking, chewing or swallowing
Guillain-Barre syndrome Inability to walk or climb stairs
Guillain-Barre syndrome Loss of bladder control
Guillain-Barre syndrome Low blood pressure
Guillain-Barre syndrome High blood pressure
Guillain-Barre syndrome Muscle weakness 
Guillain-Barre syndrome Paralysis
Guillain-Barre syndrome Rapid heart rate
Guillain-Barre syndrome Severe lower back pain
Guillain-Barre syndrome Shortness of breath
Guillain-Barre syndrome Tingling or prickly sensations in the fingers and toes
Guillain-Barre syndrome Weakness in the lower body that may move upward
 
Causes-
The exact cause of
Guillain-Barre syndrome is not clearly understood. Probable trigger factors are
Guillain-Barre syndrome Campylobacter infection (found in undercooked poultry)
Guillain-Barre syndrome Childhood vaccinations (rare case)
Guillain-Barre syndrome Cytomegalovirus
Guillain-Barre syndrome Epstein-Barr virus
Guillain-Barre syndrome Hepatitis A
Guillain-Barre syndrome Hepatitis B
Guillain-Barre syndrome Hepatitis C
Guillain-Barre syndrome Hepatitis E
Guillain-Barre syndrome HIV/ AIDS
Guillain-Barre syndrome Hodgkin's lymphoma
Guillain-Barre syndrome Influenza vaccinations (rare case)
Guillain-Barre syndrome Influenza virus
Guillain-Barre syndrome Mycoplasma pneumonia
Guillain-Barre syndrome Surgery
Guillain-Barre syndrome Zika virus
 
Complications
Guillain-Barre syndrome Blood clots
Guillain-Barre syndrome Blood pressure fluctuations
Guillain-Barre syndrome Breathing difficulties
Guillain-Barre syndrome Irregular heart rhythms (cardiac arrhythmias)
Guillain-Barre syndrome Nerve pain
Guillain-Barre syndrome Bed sores
Guillain-Barre syndrome Relapse
Guillain-Barre syndrome Residual weakness, numbness or tingling
Guillain-Barre syndrome Sluggish bowel function
Guillain-Barre syndrome Urinary retention 
 
Specialists to visit
Neurologist Critical Care Doctor

Neurologist Neurologist
Neurologist Physiotherapist
Neurologist Pulmonologist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org
https://www.who.int
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.gbs-cidp.org

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