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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

Other Names for this Disease
  • G6PD deficiency
  • Hemolytic anemia due to G6PD deficiency
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  • As an individual with G6PD deficiency, would living or traveling in a malaria risk country pose a greater risk to me compared with an individual who does not have this deficiency? Click here for answer

  • Can women have symptoms of glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency? Click here for answer

  • If glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase is needed to metabolize carbohydrates and it's missing, then what happens to the sugar in the blood?  Where does it go? Click here for answer

  • My brother has glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency. Most of the information I have found regarding this condition relates to children and infants. How can I find information specific to adults with this condition? How is this condition managed? Click here for answer