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Do i use ice on an injury or sprain in a sickle cell patient?

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Dr. Denise Reeves answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Sprains: Ice will decrease swelling and for short periods of time should not do harm.

Answered 7/5/2012

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Dr. Rhett Griggs answered

Specializes in Hand Surgery

Yes: I would use ice.

Answered 9/25/2012

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