Drugs to avoid.
Low level hemolysis is a demon you really don’t want to underestimate. Let me explain. When a baby with G6PDD is born, its body has not learned to adjust to hemolysis. Its liver is not mature and has a problem … Continue reading
A person posted on another G6PDD forum this morning that saddened me a great deal. Her son has had to have 17 blood transfusions in his 19 years of life. He has been under the care of a doctor for … Continue reading
This has been an interesting couple of weeks for me. Twenty some years ago I began losing feeling in my feet. It is a classic symptom of diabetes, but for over twenty years I have been told that I do … Continue reading
The importance of staying healthy is exaggerated for people with G6PD Deficiency. There are several things that influence how severe a hemolytic crises can be. One of those things is our general physical health at the time. When we keep … Continue reading
Dear Dale and Dr Ogundu and all, I noticed henna is on the contraindicated list. Is this the same henna we can use to dye hair? Please verify as all hair dyes on the market appear to have toxic substances. … Continue reading
Hello: My daughter is now into nail polish. I have put some on her nails and not seen a reaction. I hesitate to use Acetone (nail polish remover) so she just chips it off. I don’t think she should go … Continue reading
Hi Dale, I have a 5 years old boy who is g6pd positive and is now diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia. I am really worried because he is taking medication and i am afraid there are some contraindicated drugs that … Continue reading