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Sickel Cell Trait
I HAVE SICKEL CELL TRAIT AND IT CAUSES ALOT OF PAIN. AND MY SINUS. CAN I TAKE MY TRAMADOL 5OO MG. AND USE A SALINE FLUSHES?
Tramadol 50mg: Saline flushes carry very low risk to do harm, and trying to use them to relieve sinus pressure is very common. Tramadol is usually prescribed in the 50mg - 100mg range. TRAMADOL 500mg is a very high dose, you should talk with your doctor before you take tramadol 500mg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gene mutation: Sickle cell trait is caused bu the presence of a single mutation in the beta chain of human hemoglopin a gene. A mutation in one gene on one of a person's two beta globin genes results in sickle cell trait (sa hemoglobin) while the same mutation in both of a persons genes causes sickle cell anemia. (ss hemoglobin). The term trait means a carrier for the sickle cell mutation. ...Read more
My daughter is one year old and she is sikal trait patient please provide all information related to sikal cell train /percentage of s etc..
Topic too broad: Please look to the national institutes of health information page. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/sca/. ...Read more
Two of my kids are sickle cell carriers, but how is it possible that they are not affected by those traits?
My spouse is a carrier of the trait but I am not. What are the chances of our kids having sickle cell disease?
None: If you know for sure that you are not a carrier of the trait, your child will not have sickle cell disease. However, you have a 50% chance of having a child with the trait. The good news is that people with the sickle cell trait usually have very few (or no) medical problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please help! what is the likelyhood of our children getting sickle cell or the trait if one of us has sickle cell?
Depends: If one parent has sickle cell disease, and the other parent does not have either sickle cell disease or trait, then the child has a 100% chance of having sickle cell trait and 0% chance of sickle cell disease. Once again, this is only true if it is known for sure by testing that the unaffected parent does not have sickle cell trait. ...Read more
Proper care needed: As long as they are under proper medical attention there should be no problem. ...Read more
Was tested for sickle cell and the trait. I do not have either one. But I have high hemoglobin s & low a. What other than sickle cell can cause this?
Sickle beta thal: If you have high HGB s and low HGB a, then you have sickle beta-plus thalassemia ( if you have HGB a1), or sickle beta-zero thalassemia. ( if you have HGB a2 not HGB a1). These are both forms of sickle cell disease not trait. Beta zero is just as severe as homozygous sickle cell anemia (hgb ss); beta plus is milder in terms of symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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