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How do I prevent a crisis in flying with sickle cell anemia?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Sickle cell anemia

Good hydraion and good control/follow up wi your docor for your sickle cell are important.
Your risk obviously will depend on the type of sickle cell anemia, the severity and your compliance to the therapy given for your sickle cell anemia. D/w your md and follow the recommendation. In general, need to keep good hydration, oxygenation. Take your Hydrea (hydroxyurea) as recommended and f/u with your doctor.

In brief: Sickle cell anemia

Good hydraion and good control/follow up wi your docor for your sickle cell are important.
Your risk obviously will depend on the type of sickle cell anemia, the severity and your compliance to the therapy given for your sickle cell anemia. D/w your md and follow the recommendation. In general, need to keep good hydration, oxygenation. Take your Hydrea (hydroxyurea) as recommended and f/u with your doctor.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Indu Lal
Pediatrics

In brief: Hydration

Plenty of fluids, keep moving and carry your pain medication may help.

In brief: Hydration

Plenty of fluids, keep moving and carry your pain medication may help.
Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal
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