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Guillain-Barre Syndrome (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

If you think you may have symptoms of this condition, call your doctor for an evaluation.

If you lose feeling in an arm or a leg or feel that your arm or leg has become weak, this is a medical emergency. Go to a hospital's emergency department. This may be the sign of a stroke.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/23/2014
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