What is Sickle Cell

What is Sickle Cell

Learn about what is happening inside your body, what causes pain, and who has Sickle Cell.

Having the Trait

Having the Trait

You can have Sickle Cell Trait without having the blood disorder. This means you carry the gene and can pass it on. You might also have some of the symptoms of Sickle Cell.

Types of Sickle Cell

Types of Sickle Cell

There are four main types of Sickle Cell. Learn what they are and how the symptoms are different.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

Finding out if you have Sickle Cell or carry the gene is easier than ever. Learn about your options for diagnosis.

Symptoms

Symptoms

The symptoms of Sickle Cell are different for each person. They can also change over time as you get older.

Complications

Complications

The complications of Sickle Cell can be scary, painful, and dangerous. Understanding them is the first step to monitoring your health and taking action.

Further Reading

Further Reading

Check out interesting articles and websites that talk about Sickle Cell.