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Is sickle cell anemia painful?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Pain crisis=painful

Sickle cell anemia itself is not painful .
However sickle cell anemia can be complicated with crisis episode either in a form of sickle cell pain crisis ( this is painful), or other episode such as acute chest syndrome , stroke etc.

In brief: Pain crisis=painful

Sickle cell anemia itself is not painful .
However sickle cell anemia can be complicated with crisis episode either in a form of sickle cell pain crisis ( this is painful), or other episode such as acute chest syndrome , stroke etc.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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