Managing Sickle Cell In Pregnancy 2

Continued from Managing Sickle Cell In Pregnancy 1 Pregnant women with Sickle Cell Trait are at greater risks of frequent urinary tract infections and developing iron-deficiency anemia than other pregnant women and will require iron supplementation, but they have no extra risks associated with being a carrier. Women with Sickle…

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Managing Sickle Cell In Pregnancy 1

  In pregnancy or if you trying to get pregnant the first thing you should do is STOP TAKING HYDROYUREA! This medication, although good with managing sickle cell for some patients, has been shown to increase the risk of congenital birth defects and abnormalities. So for the sake of your baby, put the…

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Misconceptions Relating To Sickle Cell – II : Big Tummy

There seems to be a lot of misconceptions about almost everything in life, this is however not surprising as no one is all knowing. Misconceptions are raised due to the different perspectives individuals have on issues. CrimsonBow Sickle Cell Initiative will be bringing to you a series that will discuss and…

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Misconceptions Relating To Sickle Cell – I : Yellow Eyes

There seems to be a lot of misconceptions about almost everything in life, this is however not surprising as no one is all knowing. Misconceptions are raised due to the different perspectives individuals have on issues. CrimsonBow will be bringing to you a new series that will discuss and educate…

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Managing Pain With Sickle Cell Disease

The main thing you can do to reduce your chances of experiencing pain (Sickle cell episode or crisis) is to try avoiding possible triggers. This may mean you need to: drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration wear appropriate clothing to stop you from getting cold avoid sudden temperature changes,…

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Sexual Disposition Of Warriors (18+)

Sex is a very important aspect of life, it can be argued that it is one of the most important aspects of life. One of the reasons many people run away from refuse to get involved married  to Sickle cell individuals is because of the silent thought that people living with…

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Identifying complications that can arise from Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle cell disease (SCD) can cause severe complications. These complications appear when the sickle cells block vessels in different areas of the body. These painful or damaging blockages are called sickle cell crises. Some of the complications includes; Severe Anemia Anemia is a shortage of red blood cells. This breaking…

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