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I have CIDP, I just had two days of IVIG. My numbness/nerve

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I have CIDP, I just had two days of IVIG. My numbness/nerve pain has progressed up my arms and sides of face. Is there any risk if I don't go to the ER?
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Customer: 11 years
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Customer: I originally had GBS
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

Yes, there is absolutely risk

There is risk of cutting off your ability to breathe

You need to go to ER ASAP

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

Thanks for this question

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