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Are the symptoms of sickle cell carrier observatble?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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In brief: Usually no

The sc carrier state is associated with normal hematological values and normal life span.
Knowledge of carrier status is important for reproductive planning since carriers can have children with sickle cell disease. Although uncommon, persons who are carriers for sickle cell may develop specific rare symptoms that may be related to sickle cell trait.

In brief: Usually no

The sc carrier state is associated with normal hematological values and normal life span.
Knowledge of carrier status is important for reproductive planning since carriers can have children with sickle cell disease. Although uncommon, persons who are carriers for sickle cell may develop specific rare symptoms that may be related to sickle cell trait.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Scanty

There may be an issue with very high altitude flying.
. But otherwise pretty tame condition. Genetic and if mating with another carrier the sickle cell anemia will occur in in offspring and that is very serious.

In brief: Scanty

There may be an issue with very high altitude flying.
. But otherwise pretty tame condition. Genetic and if mating with another carrier the sickle cell anemia will occur in in offspring and that is very serious.
Dr. Mary Efremov
Dr. Mary Efremov
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