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food to be avoided on g6pd

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darius Adams
Specializes in Clinical Genetics
Fava beans: Broad beans like fava beans should be avoided.
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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Partial List: G6pd deficiency requires care. Eating certain foods with this condition causes red cell rupture and serious illness with potential crisis. Avoid: 1) ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sameh Abuerreish
26 years experience Hematology and Oncology
G6PD deficiency: Fava beans and similar legumes (Soy, Mediterranean, Mexican, black, red, Kidney beans,....) SULFITES MENTHOL Artificial blue food coloring Vitamin C ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
G6PD deficiency: Fava beans and Dapsone to start.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
G6PD DEF.: Hemolysis can occur after intake of drugs and fava beans.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
38 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Here's a list: This website provides an extensive list of foods to avoid if you have G6PD deficiency. It's important to note that not all G6PD deficiency is the same ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Long list: There are long lists of foods and drugs to avoid for people with G6PD deficiency. Talk with your child's pediatrician or specialist that they may be s ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
CONGENITAL ANEMIA: G6pd deficiency, avoid sulfa antibiotic, antimalarial drugs, salicylates, nitrofurantin, nalidixic acid, vitamin k, phenacetin and avoid fava beans.
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A male asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
G6PD deficiency&diet: The are lists of foods and medicines to avoid on the internet, especially from sites like g6pd deficiency.Org. The most important foods to avoid are f ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get explanation: It's not clear what units are in use, so i can't tell you whether this is a severe case (rare, serious restrictions) or a mild case ("no fava beans an ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voran
32 years experience Family Medicine
Fava beans: Favism, or g6pd deficiency, is a the most common enzymatic genetic disorder of red blood cells in humans, affecting 400 million people worldwide. Foo ... Read More
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