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Sickle cell disease, jaundice, joint pain due to menstruation, treatment

Dr. I have a child who has sickle cell disease . it has been controled. she is 18 1/2 years. Has had 4 crisis in her life time. mild ones. Now that she is an adult and menstrating the joint pains are becoming more frequent and also jaundice . Advice is their any treatment for sicklecell. if yes kindly advice as I can bring her over for treatment. Also advice on the cost .
Asked On : Wed, 28 Mar 2012
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Infectious Diseases Specialist 's  Response

Your daughter is having more pain as her anemia is aggravating during the menstrual bleeding.

Therefore, I'd suggest to consult a hematologist for further assistance.

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Answered: Thu, 7 Nov 2013
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