A 46-year-old member asked:
Sickle cell anemia question. are the blood cells normal unless there's an illness and then they sickle?
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Hematology and Oncology 18 years experience
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Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
No: Unfortunately no, even without stress they have an abnormal hemoglobin and quickly develop the deformed shape and also do not live as long as normal red blood cells.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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