Sickle Cell Crisis (cont.)
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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.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/11/2014
John R Krimm, DO, FAAEM
Brian F Chinnock, MD
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM
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