I had Guillain-Barre' Syndrome back in 1981, with total paralysis and on the vent for40 days. I now suffer from Post-GBS; however my doctor wants to call it "Fibromyalgia" or CIDP. I am currently one of the Administrators of the "Guillain-Barre' Syndrome Survivors" group on FaceBook. We have had several people ask if other family members can also get GBS. I know that autoimmune illnesses run in my family, including LUPUS, RA, Dysautonomia/POTS Syndrome; but can others in the same family also get GBS? I have tried to research this, but have been unable to find any statistics on this question.
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