Sickle cell anemia

What does sickle cell anemia affect?

Sickle cell anemia can affect bones, joints , abdomen, and chest and pain can happen in one or more spot at one time.

What are symptoms of sickle cell anemia?

Infections, pain, and fatigue are all symptoms of sickle cell anemia.

What is sickle cell anemia?

Sickle cell anemia is a blood disorder that is passed down from parents to children. The red blood cells contort into a sickle shape and die early leaving a shortage of red blood cells.

2 facts about sickle cell anemia

Sickle cell anemia can't be cured but it can be treated. Also it requires a medical diagnosis.