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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Fun activites: Kids with sickle cell deserve to have fun, just like their peers. But you need to concentrate on activities that do not pound on the joints or involv ... Read More
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Dr. Della Howell
23 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Many different: Activities may be appropriate for a child with sickle cell disease. It is important to avoid extreme temperature changes, excessive cold, and dehydrat ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Children with sickle cell anemia should have full activitiy although there may be some precautions at higher altitudes.
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Dr. Della Howell
23 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Exercise and general: Activity is overall a good thing for these kids. But, precautions need to be taken - drink lots of fluids, especially with activities. Some organized ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Adams
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Depends on the child: Children with scd should be as active as possible to promote good overall health including cardiovascular fitness and weight. Some children will need ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
Any: They can do what ever they are physically capable of doing. The only problem would be in high altitudes were the oxygen concentration is less.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possibly for 1-3 day: After donation, you are cautioned to avoid exertion for 8-24 hours, and depending on your personal health, medical conditions, medications and fitness ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: No it doesn't help cure cancer. There are several treatment approaches for cancer, none of which involve an ionizing air purifier.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
30 years experience Psychiatry
Targeting: If an antibiotic targets a protein that is only essential to prokaryotic cells, then in eukaryotic cells, it will not work as an antibiotic. It is al ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
23 years experience Dentistry
Different organisms: Antibiotics aren't effective against eukaryotic cells because they don't chemically bind with their cell walls or rna. As a matter of fact penicillin ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Viral infection: There are dozens of different viruses, and yes, some are capable of inhibiting bone marrow cell synthesis with subsequent low cell counts. This does n ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Anti-bacteria: The term "antibiotics" specifically refers to medications developed against bacteria, which are very different than fungi. We call those medications ' ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
31 years experience Urology
Yes : with many minimally invasive procedures for GYN procedures as well as urological procedures, patients return to their normal activities fairly quickly
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