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What is the best treatment for sickle cell crisis?

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Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Complex

Oxygen and fluids are traditionally given, and pain meds for symptom control.
Infection, infarction, and other stresses may trigger a crisis. Hydroxyurea is used on a on-going basis during and between crises/.

In brief: Complex

Oxygen and fluids are traditionally given, and pain meds for symptom control.
Infection, infarction, and other stresses may trigger a crisis. Hydroxyurea is used on a on-going basis during and between crises/.
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