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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 SICKLE CELL DISEASE: Sickle cell disease is a condition that develops in your body when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells orhemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a is a protein that carries oxygen. If your red blood cells become fragile, that is because of your lack of hemoglobin. Symptoms of sickle cells happen because your organs aren't getting enough of what they need to function properly. Symptoms of Sickle Cells Fatigue Dizziness and a lot more... Paleskin How Does a Person Inherit the Disease Sickle Cell Disease is inherited by both parents. This disease is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern. Both copies of the gene in each cell have a mutation. Parents of an individual with an autosomal recessive condition each have a copy of the mutation gene. It usually doesn't show any signs or symptoms of the condition. Facts Shortnessof breath Rapid heart rate 1.62 billion people have Sickle Cell Disease Treatments People with Sickle Cell Disease should take folic acid supplements. This helps make new red blood cells. Treatments for a crisis (painful episode) include blood transfusions, pain medicines, a lot of fluids, Hydroxyurea which help reduce pain episodes and antibiotics. If you have sickle cell disease you should get these vaccinations for lower risk of infection. HIB, PCV and PPV. oupName=losososhs&tabID=T003&searchId=R1&resultListType=RESULT_LIST&con tentSegment=&searchType=BasicSearchForm&currentPosition=1&contentSet=GALE%7CCX1919601574&&docId=GALE|CX1919601574&docType=GALE m m l m What is it?
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