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Why would it be that my doctor is prescribing folic acid for my sickle cell trait?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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In brief: Anemic?

Are you anemic? He or she may be using it for a "non sickle cell" anemia.
Folic acid helps to make new red blood cells.

In brief: Anemic?

Are you anemic? He or she may be using it for a "non sickle cell" anemia.
Folic acid helps to make new red blood cells.
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Dr. Michael Engel
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: You should ask.

Generally folks with trait are asymptomatic and don't need this.

In brief: You should ask.

Generally folks with trait are asymptomatic and don't need this.
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