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Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is a genetic disorder that is most common in males. About 1 in 10 African American males in the United States has it. G6PD deficiency mainly affects red blood cells, which carry oxygen from the lungs to tissues throughout the body. The most common medical problem it can cause is hemolytic anemia. That happens when red blood cells are destroyed faster than the body can replace them.

If you have G6PD deficiency, you may not have symptoms. Symptoms happen if your red blood cells are exposed to certain chemicals in food or medicine, certain bacterial or viral infections, or stress. They may include

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  1. G6PD Deficiency (National Library of Medicine)  
    Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is a genetic disorder that is most common in males. About 1 in 10 African American males in the United States ...
  2. ... PubMed Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ...
  3. G-6-PD deficiency; Hemolytic anemia due to G6PD deficiency; Anemia - hemolytic due to G6PD deficiency ... G6PD deficiency occurs when a person is missing or doesn't have enough of an enzyme called glucose- ...
  4. ... Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) Print friendly version Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency Overview Symptoms Cause Inheritance Tests & Diagnosis Treatment Healthcare ...
  5. ... can lead a healthy and active life. About G6PD Deficiency G6PD is one of many enzymes that help ... by increasing its production of RBCs. Causes of G6PD Deficiency G6PD deficiency is passed along in genes from ...
  6. G6PD Deficiency (Chicago Center for Jewish Genetic Disorders)  
    ... Storage Disease, Type III Wolman Disease Personal Story G6PD Deficiency Quick Facts Disease Frequency: 400 million people worldwide ... can be kidney failure. However, most individuals with G6PD deficiency never know they have the condition. How is ...
  7. G6PD Deficiency (Department of Defense, Deployment Health Clinical Center) - PDF  
    ... sulfa) can cause illness in people with this deficiency. What is Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)? Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) is an ...
  8. G6PD: The Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... June 2012. Dugdale, D. (Updated 2010 March 28). Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency. MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia [On-line information]. Available online ...
  9. ... Patient information: Gilbert’s syndrome (The Basics) Patient information: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (The Basics) Patient information: Jaundice in babies (The ...
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