Results for: Methemoglobinemia

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Who is researching methemoglobinemia?

This is a congenital hemoglobinopathy where the hemoglobin has an increased affinity for oxygen, and therefore, it does not releases it to the tissues. The consequence is hypo (MORE)
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How can methemoglobinemia be prevented?

If a person gets methemoglobinemia from a certain medication that medication should be avoided at all costs in the future. For people with congenital methemoglobinemia medicat (MORE)
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What causes acquired methemoglobinemia?

Acquired methemoglobinemia is caused by an external source, usually a drug or medication. Some of these medications include benzocaine, lidocaine and prilocaine.