Does sickle cell trait have symptoms if you have a bad flu?

Not other than flu. Sickle cell trait does not cause usual symptoms associated with sickle cell disease (homozygous sickle cell, hemglobin s-hemoglobin c disease, and sickle cell/beta thalassemia). However, sickle cell trait patients may experieince bloody urine, and at a high altitude (like in colorado), vaso-occulisve crisis may occur. This may also occur under extreme heat and stress.

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What are the most common symptoms of sickle cell trait?

Sickle trait. Most people with sickle trait are unaffected by this. For athletes with sickle trait, it is essential to keep well hydrated. Someone with sickle cell trait could have symptoms if they get severely dehydrated (worse if also going to high altitude from low). See http://www.Cdc.Gov/ncbddd/sicklecell/traits.Html for good recommendations. Read more...

Is having the sickle cell trait just as bad as being diagnosed with sickle cell itself?

NOT AS BAD. Precludes you from certain activities. Read more...
Sickle cell trait. Most people with sickle cell trait have no symptoms and have a life expectancy similar to those without sickle cell trait. It is very different than having sickle cell disease. However, a person with sickle cell trait is at increased risk of having a child with sickle cell disease if their partner has sickle cell disease (50% chance of child to have sickle cell disease). Talk with your doctor. Read more...

Are there any symptoms of sickle cell trait in babies?

Not really. If it were not for the newborn screening done in all states we would not pick up these kids in childhood. These kids have pretty normal lives. If/ when their parents are aware they carry trait, we would look for it at some point but there would not be any urgency beyond the desire to know. Read more...

What are the symptoms of sickle cell trait vs anemia?

Trait is asymptomatc. A person with as hemoglobin (sickle cell trait is almost always asymptomatic themselves but can pass the mutated gene onto their children. A person with sshemoglobin(sickle cell anemia) is also sometimes asymptomatic, but often develops some symptoms including: anemia, fatigue, pain, slow growth, increased incidence of infection crises, etc. Read more...

Sickle cell trait symptoms. Do any symptoms ever show up?

Sickle cell trait. Sickle cell trait shouldn't cause pain crises like someone with the disease. Trait can cause problems however such as inability to concentrate the urine (isosthenuria), blood in the urine (renal papillary necrosis), kidney cancer (renal medullay carcinoma), and sudden death if the patient gets dehydrated during vigorous physical exertion. Read more...

I have sickle cell trait, during a basketball game my knee went out lost feeling and swelled up, I can't run nomore is this a bad sign of the trait?

Let me help you. Individuals with sickle cell trait carry only one defective gene and typically live normal lives. Rarely, extreme conditions such as severe dehydration and high-intensity physical activity can lead to serious health issues, including sudden death, in these individuals. I do believe your injury like any athlete injury .Go and take care of it and continue your sport. Readbelow web site. Read more...
No. Sickle cell trait is unlikely to be responsible for a traumatic knee injury. You should be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon to determine the type of damage and severity of your knee injury. Read more...