How to Diagnose and Treat Sickle Cell Anemia?

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For someone that has been diagnosed with Hemoglobin s traits, furthering testing should follow? What type of testing would follow to determine if that person really has sickle cell? Please consider responding quickly as my wife and I were just informed that our newborn daughter was has traits of Hemoglobin S. Thanking you, in advance, for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you soon.  Best regards.
If your baby daughter has been diagnosed as Hemoglobin S trait, there's no other tests necessary. Hemoglobin S trait usually doesn't cause health problem, the only thing you need to think about is your grandchildren.
I think your daughter got the newborn screening and got the diagnosis. That means the lab has confirmed it's Sickle cell trait.

Hemoglobin S trait, also know as sickle cell trait, means that your child has inherited  one gene for the usual hemoglobin (A) from one parent and one gene for hemoglobin S from the other parent. Hemoglobin S or sickle cell trait is very common and does not cause any health problems. Your child will not need any medicine or treatment for S trait.  S trait is not contagious and can never turn into sickle cell disease.

People with sickle cell trait can pass the sickle cell gene to their children. When a baby gets two sickle cell genes, one from each parent, the baby has 25% possibility of sickle cell disease, that's a serious condition.
My son has a three month old son. He has trait and the mom also has the trait. They have not been told if the baby has Sickle cell anemia.  How soon will they know the results?
I have 41% hemoglobin S. To say that having the sickle cell trait or hemoglobin S produces no side effects may or may not be true. This could very well depend on the percentage of hemoglobin S which can be determine by an electrophoresis test. A military member with a 43 percent hemoglobin S will be separated while one with a 41 percent will be given the option of leaving or staying in (in 1980s).  One should avoid high altitude places, smoking and alcohol with this trait.  These three things can affect breathing. This information was out back in 1981.  There is new information out.
I have to take Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid every day to treat my condition of sickle cell trait.  I was told by one doctor that people with the trait should not take iron.  The type of Vitamin B12 to take should be the one that starts with Methyl not the man-made Cyanide one. When my blood count gets low, I get a breathing problem and i don't live in high altitudes.  You can fly in a plane because it is pressurized.
Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders. The sickle-shaped cells are not flexible and cannot change shape easily. Many of them burst apart as they move through your blood vessels which can lead to intravascular hemolysis and increased iron levels. Your body may have trouble making enough new cells to replace the ones that you lost. Because of this, you may not have enough red blood cells. This is a condition called anemia, and it can make you feel tired. The treatment for sickle cell anemia is usually aimed at avoiding crises, relieving symptoms and preventing complications, include medications to reduce pain and prevent complications, and blood transfusions, as well as a bone marrow transplant.
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