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What are the treatments for Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)?

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Your doctor may give you high doses of healthy cells through an IV. These help weaken your immune system’s attack on your body. In some cases, your doctor will take blood from your body, “clean” it, then return it to you. This process is called plasmapheresis.

From: What Is Guillain-Barre Syndrome? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

CDC: “About Zika Virus Disease Q&A,” “Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Flu Vaccine.”

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Guillain-Barre Syndrome Fact Sheet.”

Nemours Foundation: “Guillain-Barre Syndrome.”         

Newswanger, D. May 15, 2004. American Family Physician,

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 9, 2018

SOURCES:

CDC: “About Zika Virus Disease Q&A,” “Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Flu Vaccine.”

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: “Guillain-Barre Syndrome Fact Sheet.”

Nemours Foundation: “Guillain-Barre Syndrome.”         

Newswanger, D. May 15, 2004. American Family Physician,

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on August 9, 2018

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