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had recent trouble with severe anemia. red blood cell count went down to a six. i ended up in the hospital getting transfused with three units of blood. does sickle cell trait effect anemia?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Look elsewhere: Sickle trait would not account for a hemoglobin of 6. There's another cause.
Answered on Sep 8, 2013
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