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Sickle Cell Crisis (cont.)

Sickle Cell Crisis Treatment

Self-Care at Home

Even tiny changes in the red blood cells can begin a cascade of symptoms leading to a sickle cell crisis. Therefore, home care, even when a person iscareful about drinking plenty of fluids and avoiding infection, is difficult. The best home care is understanding the illness and knowing when and where to seek immediate medical care.

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