can cause hemolytic anemia
, usually after exposure to certain medications, foods, or even infections.most have don't have any symptoms.Treatment is usually removing the trigger — that is, treating the illness or infection or stopping the use of a certain drug. However, a child with severe anemia may require treatment in the hospital to receive oxygen
, fluids, and, if needed, a transfusion of healthy blood cells.
-best way to care for a child with G6PD deficiency is to limit exposure to the triggers of its symptoms. With the proper precautions, your child can live a healthy, active life.triggers are-
-certain painkillers and fever-reducing drugs
certain antibiotics (especially "sulfa" group)
certain antimalarial drugs (especially those that have "quine" in their names)
now continue only breast milk. dont give outside formulas. it may cause infection which can aggrevate the condition.
If symptoms are mild, no medical treatment is usually needed. As the body naturally makes new red blood cells, the anemia will improve. If symptoms are more severe like pale,rapid heartbeat,rapid,rapid breathe,jundice,dark coloured urine. then he may need to be hospitalized for supportive medical care.so no need to worry.only avoid those triggering factor.you can continue iron syrup as per your physician guidance. take care