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The body needs adequate amounts of red and white blood cells to keep tissues oxygenated, fight infection, and maintain health. Enzymes are proteins that help regulate biochemical reactions and metabolism in the body and cells. In the case of red b[read article]

Tests for G6PD Deficiency

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A G6PD test measures the levels of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD), an enzyme (type of protein) in the blood. G6PD helps red blood cells function normally....  More
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Serum Direct Bilirubin Test
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Reticulocytes are immature red blood cells. A reticulocyte count (also known as a retic count, reticulocyte index, or corrected reticulocyte) is a measurement and p...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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A G6PD test measures the levels of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD), an enzyme (type of protein) in the blood. G6PD helps red blood cells function normally....  More
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A blood smear is a diagnostic test used to look for abnormalities within the blood. The cell types are examined under a microscope for unusual shapes or sizes. Ther...  More
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Liver function tests help determine the health of your liver by measuring levels of proteins, enzymes, or bilirubin in your blood. Many tests can be performed on th...  More
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Haptoglobin Test
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Medical Procedures for G6PD Deficiency

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Advice to Discontinue Suspected Medication
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Blood Transfusion
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Oxygen therapy provides supplemental oxygen to people with breathing disorders.  More
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Surgical Procedures for G6PD Deficiency

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Your spleen is a small organ located on the left side of your abdomen, under the rib cage. This organ is part of your immune system and helps to fight infections an...  More
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Self Care for G6PD Deficiency

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Bed Rest
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Avoid Eating Fava Beans
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Herbs and Supplements for G6PD Deficiency What's this?

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Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin with antioxidant properties. Vitamin E exists in eight different forms (isomers): alpha, beta, gamma, and delta tocopherol; ...  More
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