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I've been unwell for about 3 months, showing all sorts of symptoms as many things such as Guillain–Barré syndrome, which I'm very concerned about, the doctors said at first that I had viral infection and now I'm worried it's leading into GBS as I've developed symptoms such,

Loud Ringing/static in the ears

Pins and needles in my feet and hands

Weakness in arms

Muscle twitching

Neck shoulder and back pain

The muscles in my neck judder when I'm moving about

Pain and pressure in head and face

Right cramping in right hand

Strong mirganies

I'm only 21 and I'm having such strange symptoms I've never had in my life and I'm at a loss what to do

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I'm so sorry to hear about your health issues. Few things are scarier than not knowing what's going on in our own bodies.

I know it's hard, but try not to take any online health information to heart without consulting a doctor first.

Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is notoriously difficult to diagnose. One of the few methods used to diagnose GBS requires a spinal tap, an extremely painful procedure.

If you are concerned that you may have GBS, share these concerns with your doctor to see what's available for diagnosing -- or ruling out -- GBS. It always helps to share your side with a trained professional.

Here's a good resource for learning more about GBS:

Please let us know how your situation progresses!