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Which food to avoid for favism?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Favism

Also known as g6pd deficiency a metabolic enzyme defect.
Must avoid fava beans and certain meds like Dapsone which can trigger hemolytic anemia due to breakdown of red blood cells.

In brief: Favism

Also known as g6pd deficiency a metabolic enzyme defect.
Must avoid fava beans and certain meds like Dapsone which can trigger hemolytic anemia due to breakdown of red blood cells.
Dr. Steven Saunders
Dr. Steven Saunders
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Dr. David Voran
Family Medicine

In brief: 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.
Foods to avoid (especially in males as they are the ones that express this) are legumes, like fava beans, soy products, peanuts legumes. Beans, black beans, soy, peanuts and menthol flavored candies. A long list of drugs you can get from your physician.

In brief: 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.
Foods to avoid (especially in males as they are the ones that express this) are legumes, like fava beans, soy products, peanuts legumes. Beans, black beans, soy, peanuts and menthol flavored candies. A long list of drugs you can get from your physician.
Dr. David Voran
Dr. David Voran
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