Patient Comments: G6PD Deficiency - Experience

Please describe your experience with G6PD deficiency.

Comment from: mr. few, 0-2 Male (Caregiver) Published: April 22

I have a baby girl who is 17 months old, and is now starting to feel the effect of G6PD deficiency. She is prone to viral infections, and feeding her is a big deal. Her weight is pulled down possibly because of the anemia. It's hard to ask a child this young, because she can't really tell you what's going on.

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Comment from: marilyn, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: April 15

I have two babies -- a boy and a girl – who have a G6PD deficiency. I'm not sure what to do. I don't know what kind of milk or vitamins to give them.

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