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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: The defect of sickle cell anemia occurs when 2 sickle cell genes are passed to a newborn. Since each parent passes half their genes at conception & it... Read More
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
It's required: A child with sickle cell disease inherited a sickle gene from both parents, therefore both parents must carry the gene. Millions of people in the worl... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Each carries S Trait: Recessive disorders are so named because they are not expressed unless two genes of the same type are carried in the chromasomes. Dominedt genes can s... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Fetal hemoglobin: Sickle cell disease results from a mutation in the beta hemoglobin gene. In infants, the beta hemoglobin gene is largely not used by the body (the gen... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Hereditary: Sickle cell disease is often diagnosed in newborn period through newborn screening.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Inherited: Sickle cell anemia is hereditary. But it comes in several varieties depending what was inherited from parents. S-s is severe & usually diagnosed in i... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends: If your partner does not carry the gene, all your babies would be carriers. If your partner is a carrier, the risk is 50% with any pregnancy.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Simple math: Any conception of two sickle cell carriers could produce :sickle cell disease (1/4), carrier(2/4) normal(1/4). It is important to stress, any pregnanc... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
25% chance: If both parents have trait, then the child has a 25% chance of having sickle cell disease, a 50% chance of having trait, and a 25% chance of not inher... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
Maturing hemoglobin: The hemoglobin involved with sickle cell develops after birth. Children are born with a different hemoglobin type and this changes over the first 3-6 ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes. Steroids-no: Growth failure and delayed puberty are common in children with scd. Most have detectable growth retardation that affects weight more than height by th... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Not much: Sickle cell disease is seldom subtle. Patients have intermittent periods of intense pain, often in bone, they have all manifestations of profound ane... Read More