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Hi, I have g6pd and my doctor said that I should haveoutbreak like I did when I was a child. Is this true?
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Dr. Alan Levine
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes it is
Since this is a genetic deficiency of an enzyme (glucose-6-phosphate diesterase or g-6-pd) you will lack this enzyme for your entire life.
Your physician is, therefore, correct when he tells you that you could have an attack at any time-- if you eat the wrong food, take the wrong medication, etc.

In brief: Yes it is
Since this is a genetic deficiency of an enzyme (glucose-6-phosphate diesterase or g-6-pd) you will lack this enzyme for your entire life.
Your physician is, therefore, correct when he tells you that you could have an attack at any time-- if you eat the wrong food, take the wrong medication, etc.
Dr. Alan Levine
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