U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Singapore
A 30-year-old male asked:

Is toothpaste is prohibited for g6pd deficient, if yes what other alternatives to use?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marta Speakman
Cosmetic Dentistry 32 years experience
Not really...: The research has shown that brushing efficacy has no relationship to type, or even use of any toothpaste!
Dr. Mike Moore
Cosmetic Dentistry 43 years experience
Trigger for g6pd: Of course this is a question for an internist, so call your md asap if toothpaste is really a "trigger" for your disease. However toothpaste is not required for people to enjoy good dental health, not withstanding what madison avenue and the crest people may want you to believe. Consult with your dentist and hygienist, they can provide a wealth of information regarding oral hygiene just for you.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Related questions

A 30-year-old male asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 30-year-old male asked:
1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
A 31-year-old male asked:
2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
A 30-year-old male asked:
1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Oct 20, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.