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05 Feb 2008

Julian Beret
A friend of mine passed away about a year ago because Julian Beret was diagnosed too late. I want to know whether a sterilization (tubes tied) could have anything to do with her contracting the disease. I have heard people say it has. Also she had four "skoot" (lap) dogs, could they also have contributed to the disease? Please could you answer soonest.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Leo
Guillian Barre (Also called: Acute idiopathic polyneuritis, Acute inflammatory polyneuropathy, Infectious polyneuritis, Landry-Guillain-Barre syndrome) is an outo immune disease that usually happens after a viral infection and is caused by antibodies attacking the body’s peripheral nervous system. Damage to these nerves impairs the transmittion of nerve signals. As a result, muscles have trouble responding to the brain. No one knows for sure what causes the syndrome but they suspect that it is triggered by a viral infection, surgery or a vaccination.
See http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/gbs/gbs.htm
Dr Bets
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