Do you know how sickle cell started?
sickleelee1968a day ago
I have read scientists believe that sickle cell started during slavery. This is why black/African Americans are born with the disease more t...
Sick and Tired
sickleelee19682 days ago
I have the trait and recently turned 50. The older I get the more tired/fatigue I am. Like even if I just walk around the house.
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Sickle cell trait but having complications?
Uniy3 days ago
I have sickle cell trait. My blood level is always dangerously low. Hb 6 g/dl. I have headaches almost all the time. Especially when I go ou...
SICKLE CELL NEWS WEEK
sicklecellnews4 days ago
By the age of 19, he had performed for 2 US Presidents and shared the stage with Elton John and others
Most people want...
Sickle cell and menstruation
Tyrose5 days ago
I know someone who is sickle cell anaemic, but her menstruation is not regular and when it does come it trickles and there's no use for a s...
Fajobi16 days ago
I have been anemic all my life ranging from slightly anemic to severally anemic where I've had blood transfusions. I've had endoscopy and co...
kilincli9 days ago
SCT I am training to be a Firemen reserve and next week they putting me through a test to hold my breath with mask for 2 mins.
Is this okay
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What do you dislike about the hopsital?
Pocahontas_SS14 days ago
What would you change about your hospital visits? Is there anything you enjoy.
The treatment of patients
SickleSupportera month ago
I had a family member with SCD that recently passed away. She was treated horribly and everything was a struggle. The care she received ma...
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Has anyone ever had a pulmonary embolism and acute chest syndrome before and was able to get back into having an active life?
Cya1117a month ago
I started having recent crisis on my legs for the past year and this month was hospitalized for a pulmonary embolism which didn’t let me bre...
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Stories From SickleCellNews Online
sicklecellnewsa month ago
My life as a hooligan with sickle cell anaemia
I live with sickle cell anaemia – I have no wish to pass on this disease to the ...
When your child has a crisis.I can't stop feeling guilty and responsible for her endless suffering.
QueenoftheJunglea month ago
Just from hospital,my daughter had a crisis.
It's been 4days now.Endless sleepless nights.
Knowing your genotype.
jo192 months ago
This post is a huge concern for me because for years, I have come across a lot of people from Africa who were given a wrong genotype because...
kilincli2 months ago
I joined 3 weeks ago voluntary and have had my medical came back A1
The problem is I am SCT and fine to date but the work intended for the co...
Sickle cell and?
I have sickle cell disease and just found out I have chronic fatigue syndrome also called ME. I wanted to find out what other conditions peo...
Oree2 months ago
Last year I passed out after getting out of the shower. It wasn't immediate, just very scary. I have had moments like that again, especia...
sickle cell trait
Ksand_12 months ago
Hello everyone, I've read your previous post and I wanted you to know that I feel everyones pain. Pain crisis are real although it is just t...
Is it that Sickle cell trait causes Autoimmune Diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis??
Ruyam2 months ago
Is it that sickle cell trait predisposes to autoimmune diseases like Rheumatoid arthritis or Diabetes type 1 ???
Sickle Cell News - July-September 2018 Edition
sicklecellnews2 months ago
1. Trailblazing Myth-Breaker: Police Sergeant Winston Mmagu lives with sickle cell anaemia – how, how does he cope?!
Introduction and question
Nakamwada2 months ago
Im Brandie 25yrs old from Kampala-Uganda..do sickles ever put on weight??
Is feet swelling and pain a symptom
nettevaw2 months ago
I'm having pain and swelling to my feet and legs is this a symptom
9 year old girl half African half english
AnyaG3 months ago
Hello. My daughter is 9. She has sickle cell trait. She has F type blood if that's relevant. Low white blood cells, vitamin D deficiency, os...
Sickle Cell trait pain
MrsReese3 months ago
I am a 26 year old female. I was told that I carried the sickle cell trait and I’m anemic. I am in so much pain to where my body hurts. I ta...
Shawny763 months ago
So does any of you guy experience flare ups in the thighs and butt cheek area from having SCT? I hear people say we do not have symptoms but...
How can I have a child with sickle cell when am not a carrie r but my wife is,and my blood group defer with my child
Kapotesha3 months ago
Is this really my son
So if people with SCT suppose to not have symptoms why do I have joint pain and stomach pains for no reason?
Sickle Cell Trait
Marielynw463 months ago
Hello everyone, I have the sickle cell trait that was passed down from my mother. She was a model and spokes person for the March of Dimes....
passing the trait
Shayden73 months ago
Hello Everyone, I have the SCT that was passed from my dad. There are some unanswered questions about who passed the trait to him, my questi...
What is wrong with me
Babii19863 months ago
Hi my name is Chantel and I need HELP PLEASE is it normal for a person with sickle cell trait to be using the restroom all day and night
What is wrong with me
I have sickle cell trait and I just wanted to know is it normal for me to use the restroom all day and night
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