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My son 17 year old. He is suffering from sickle cells ss dicies. Pleas give me line of treatment. At present myelostat 1.5 cap. And dil vote tab once daily.

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Sickle cell anaemia is a hereditary blood disorder. It cannot be completely treated with medications. One can go for a bone marrow transplant which is a costly treatment. The rest is symptomatic treatment. Sickle cell anaemia is characterised by abnormal red blood cells which are shaped like a sickle. Such rbcs get destroyed easily. Anyone with ssa can have 1.jaundice 2. Extreme and pain in the body 3.enlargement of spleen. Avoid iron supplements.
Sickle cell anemia patients have to take Hydroxyurea, Folic acid and vitamin D and calcium supplements regularly They need regular vaccination They need annual USG abdomen to look for gall stones Based on sickling events they have to take blood thinners All infections need to be treated earliest One need to avoid dehydration as much as possible
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