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Sickle Cell Disease Treatment

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Preventing Sickle Cell Problems: What's Right for You?

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  • Making Decisions About Meds

  • Taking Charge of Your Care

Preventive Medicines for Sickle Cell Disease

  • Sickle Cell: What Happens

    See what happens inside your body.

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    Sickle Cell: The Basics

    Read all about sickle cell diease.

It's OK to Ask...

  • Ask your doctor how smoking, drugs, and alcohol can interact with preventive medicines and sickle cell disease.

  • Life gets busy. It can be hard to remember to take your meds and follow your treatment plan. Tell your doctor if you miss doses or have side effects. Together you can make a plan that can fit your life.

  • Lots of people with sickle cell disease have healthy kids. Be ready for when the time comes by staying healthy today. Taking preventive medicines can help. Doctors are still learning about some newer medicines and their effect on fertility. Talk to your doctor about which preventive medicine is right for you.