Sickle Cell Disease

This section of the iMedix Blog is dedicated to Sickle Cell Disease, providing valuable insights into this genetic blood disorder. It covers topics like symptoms, treatment, and daily management strategies, offering support and guidance for individuals living with Sickle Cell Disease and their families.

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28.08.2023 20:54
Every person has a unique purpose in life, including those born with or diagnosed with chronic diseases. Having a chronic disease amplifies the internal voice, making it louder and more prominent. While you may understand your thoughts and decisions, others may not always comprehend them, and that's okay. It is not your responsibility to make others understand your pain or cater to their needs at
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13.01.2023 21:58
Column A warriors with sickle cell disease often face the misconception that they are seeking drugs. This is due to the nature of their chronic disease causing frequent and intense pain, which can only be treated with strong narcotics. Additionally, the disease is often wrongly associated with Black people, adding another barrier to receiving the necessary care. Those with chronic pain conditions
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03.09.2021 12:19
As a young woman with sickle cell disease, I have always been taught by my parents to inquire about the medical history of anyone I seriously consider dating. This includes asking if they have the sickle cell trait or the full-blown disease. As someone who has lived with sickle cell disease for over 25 years, I understand firsthand the challenges of living with a chronic illness that causes
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27.07.2021 09:17
Ever since I was a child, I never allowed my sickle cell disease (SCD) to hinder my passion for traveling. I have countless cherished memories of visiting Disney World with my mother and relatives. As I grew older, my love for travel only intensified, and I embarked on both domestic and international trips. Despite my frequent illness, my mother always encouraged me to explore and gain new
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24.07.2021 09:19
Hello, my name is Constance and I was born with sickle cell disease. On October 30, 2012, I was cured of sickle cell disease through a bone marrow transplant. In reading about my experience, you will gain a better understanding of how this disease affects people like me. Living with a chronic disease that causes chronic pain, which is invisible to the naked eye but clear under a microscope, can
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07.07.2021 06:36
Over the years, I have developed strong relationships with various hematologists, which has been beneficial in dealing with insurance companies, emergency room doctors, and even teachers. As a child, I had a wonderful bond with my pediatric hematologist and her nurse. They always made me feel seen and prioritized my health. They understood that sickle cell disease is not limited to specific hours
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10.05.2021 02:26
Being a student with sickle cell disease has always posed challenges for me. From a young age, I had to bring an oxygen tank to school and undergo monthly blood transfusions in high school. In college, I even had to be taken out of my dorm in an ambulance. Despite these difficulties, I managed to maintain good grades and keep up with my classes, which impressed my peers. However, as I grew older
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