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How can I have a sickle cell crisis without having the anemia?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: I dont think you can
Sickle cell crisis only happens if you have a diagnosis of sickle cell anemia.
The degree of anemia sometimes is not that severe-however you will have anemia if you have sickle cell disease - not just a trait. If you only have a sickle cell trait -you will not have a sickle cell crisis.

In brief: I dont think you can
Sickle cell crisis only happens if you have a diagnosis of sickle cell anemia.
The degree of anemia sometimes is not that severe-however you will have anemia if you have sickle cell disease - not just a trait. If you only have a sickle cell trait -you will not have a sickle cell crisis.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Craig MacArthur
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: Maybe
I have a few male adolescent patient's with proven sickle cell disease that are not anemic.
They have occasional painful crises.

In brief: Maybe
I have a few male adolescent patient's with proven sickle cell disease that are not anemic.
They have occasional painful crises.
Dr. Craig MacArthur
Dr. Craig MacArthur
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