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Is sickle cell anemia a severe condition?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Significant problem

Sickle cell anemia is a significant and serious problem as it can cause acute and chronic complication- including death.
However, the severity will depend on the type of sickle cell anemia, what complications/crisis and severity of complication/crisis that you have had? A regular follow up with your hematologist and compliance to your doctor recommendation are very important.

In brief: Significant problem

Sickle cell anemia is a significant and serious problem as it can cause acute and chronic complication- including death.
However, the severity will depend on the type of sickle cell anemia, what complications/crisis and severity of complication/crisis that you have had? A regular follow up with your hematologist and compliance to your doctor recommendation are very important.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Fareeha Siddiqui
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Depends

It depends on the type of sickle cell disease a patient has, and how many attacks they get in a year and how severe those attacks are.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the type of sickle cell disease a patient has, and how many attacks they get in a year and how severe those attacks are.
Dr. Fareeha Siddiqui
Dr. Fareeha Siddiqui
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