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Do sickle cells still have the capability to carry oxygen despite its crescent moon shape?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Yes

The trouble is that they tend to stick together and jam up the blood vessels.
These people are often anemic as well and have fewer red cells to carry oxygen.

In brief: Yes

The trouble is that they tend to stick together and jam up the blood vessels.
These people are often anemic as well and have fewer red cells to carry oxygen.
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