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Is there variability in how severe sickle cell can be?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

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In brief: Yes

No question about it.
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Dr. Karl Muench
The expression of sickle cell disease varies greatly.
Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Variable Sickle Cell

Sickle cell disease can be incredibly variable from patient-to-patient.
Current research is attempting to understand these differences. Some people with sickle cell disease require frequent hospitalization for pain crisis, while others have never been hospitalized in their life. It is important, however, to go to a physician who specializes in sickle cell disease in order to get the care you need.

In brief: Variable Sickle Cell

Sickle cell disease can be incredibly variable from patient-to-patient.
Current research is attempting to understand these differences. Some people with sickle cell disease require frequent hospitalization for pain crisis, while others have never been hospitalized in their life. It is important, however, to go to a physician who specializes in sickle cell disease in order to get the care you need.
Dr. Scott Diede
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