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Avascular Necrosis, Hip Replacements and Sickle Cell

What to do with AVN when you are young? See the message below! I am young (in my early 20s) and I had a hip replacement...

5 Tips for Managing Avascular Necrosis in Sickle Cell

Many of us with sickle cell suffer from avascular necrosis of the hip, where the bone is damaged by sickle cell blockage, leading to...

It’s NOT Always Sickle Cell

In the last few weeks, several warriors have told me that they had other health problems besides sickle cell that was not addressed or diagnosed quickly by their physician because at first, the doctor chalked it up to being a 'sickle cell' complaint.

Retinopathy and Sickle Cell Disease

Rachelle expounds on sickle cell retinopathy; what it is, how it occurs, and how it is treated.

Sickle Cell and Memory Problems

This entry is long, but so useful if you are having problems with your memory, and getting tasks accomplished at work, school, or home because of sickle cell.

SC and Pica

Pica is the craving and ingestion of non-food substances like chalk, sand, ice. SC patients are prone to Pica. Learn more...

The Pros and Cons of a Port-a-Cath

After 5,489 needlesticks and IV starts, you have finally made a decision to get a Port-a-Cath. Here's the 4-1-1 from other warriors like you.

Pain Management in the Hospital

You are in the hospital, and after many failed attempts, your pain is still out of control. What do you do?

The Mathematics of Iron Overload

Iron overload is one of the complications that many sickle cell warriors face. Did you know there was a calculation to iron overload? Our resident nerd, Dr. Lakiea Bailey breaks down the math.
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