Guillain barre syndrome
Affects the nerves and causes paralysis
Often preceded by an infectious illness such as a respiratory infection or stomach flu.
Bacterial or viral infection.
Preceded by diarrhea of sore throat.
Normally the body attacks the bacteria or virus during an infection. In Guillain barre patients however, the body also attacks its own nerves. This causes the nerves to get damaged causing severe symptoms.
- Medicine Immunoglobulins
- Pain medication
- Admission on Intensive care needed