Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is an inherited condition usually occurring in males. It's more common in those of African and Mediterranean descent. Triggers include infections, stress, fava beans, aspirin, and other drugs.
When symptoms are triggered, they include fever, dark urine, abdominal and back pain, fatigue, and pale skin.
Most people recover in… read more
I have noticed that any time I am near a chlorine pool with in a few hours my sinuses are just going crazy. The longer I'm near the smell of chlorine the worse it seems to be.
I discovered and confirmed my lupus diagnosis after having a huge rash on my scalp. Felt like a 2nd degree burn. Couldn't comb hair and head was on fire. At first diagnosed with discoid, after meeting my rheumy and blood work I was confirmed SLE. Scalp cleared after losing lots of hair, and the rest being in poor condition. You know the drill. With good supplements and hair growth products (not rogaine) my hair returned to it's former fullness and shine over a few months. Fast forward 5 years… read more
This isn't a new symptom just much worse than usual. It's going on a week like this and keeping me down. I really need to be able to function somewhat. I would truly appreciate some advice from others dealing with this.
I get them quite often. The blood blisters pop then it takes a long time for the sore to go away.