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How to cure sickle cell anemia?

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I was born with sickle cell and growing up, i experienced countless painful back to back crises. I was born and raised in Ghana (west africa) and moved to the U.S at age 14. I'm 22 now and I have not experienced any crises in about 6- 7 years. I don't know why it suddenly stopped and I haven't seen a doctor in about 8 years because I haven't been sick and didn't see a reason to. And quiet frankly enjoyed my new found freedom and didn't want to risk being told any bad depressing news. Now that I'm getting older, I did some research since being raised in Ghana, I knew very little of my disease. I want to know is it normal that I stopped having crises? The most I ever get sick is a headache or a cold and I've been crises free for about 7years now. i know the disease can not be cured. Any help is appreciated. thanks.
Mon, 3 Feb 2014
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Sickle cell anaemia is genetic disease general care taking is the goal in this disease management of crisis accordingly proves to increase the life expectancy this include the newer haematological management, for that you have to see the haematologist, hope this answer would be helpful to you take a good care of yourself bye.
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How to cure sickle cell anemia?

HI Thank for asking to HCM Sickle cell anaemia is genetic disease general care taking is the goal in this disease management of crisis accordingly proves to increase the life expectancy this include the newer haematological management, for that you have to see the haematologist, hope this answer would be helpful to you take a good care of yourself bye.