Sickle Cell Anemia

A group of disorders that cause red blood cells to become misshapen and break down.Rare 20k to 200k US cases per year manageable Treatment can help consult a doctor for medical advice sources: Mayo Clinic and others. A group of disorders that cause red blood cells to become misshapen and break down.People may experience:Pain: in the bone or joints, can be sudden in the chest Developmental: delayed development or delayed puberty Urinary: blood in urine or inability to make concentrated or dilute urine Whole body: fever, malaise, dizziness, dehydration, fatigue, or low oxygen in the body Also common: shortness of breath, yellow skin and eyes, swelling, infection, organ dysfunction, vision disorder, pallor, inflamed fingers or toes, or abnormal breakdown of red blood cells Consult a doctor for medical advice Sources: Mayo Clinic and others. (https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-)

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