Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

What is Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency? Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, or G6PD deficiency, is a genetic disorder characterized by decreased levels of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, which leads to the destruction of red blood cells.

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37 thoughts on “Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

  1. Hmmm…from my previous research I understood women with one mutated x chromosome are not just carriers, but have a milder form of the condition. Also, a woman can have full-blown G6PDD if both x's have the mutation.

  2. Sir Can g6pd pateint have Viagra or Cialis(tadafill) and dapox? Does tadafill and dapox causes hemolyses?

  3. This is so helpful thank you! Not many doctors in Australia are familiar with G6PD.
    Thank you so much 😊

  4. Thank you for your video. English is not my main language and I cannot understand well. Can you tell me what I must be careful for?
    Is only fava, soya,red wine, and drugs like aspirin?

  5. Lmfao been in the army 4 years and now I just found Out there my red(medical) dog tag I was deficient

  6. Yall talkin about how youre thankful for the video for a test or some crap but I have this sht and im tryna learn how to not turn into a yellow crayon and piss poop colored pee

  7. What if I previously ate certain foods or taken medications that had no effects on me… Do I still have to avoid them? Do they cause any damage on the long term?

  8. thank you for this vid. i fully understood about G6PD. My son have suspected to G6PD def detected by newborn screening. next week his going for a confirmation test in G6PD. its heart breaking as his mother. but i need to be strong for him. His 16 days old now and diagnose breast feeding jaundice. 😢

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