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3 Things You Shouldn’t Say When Treating Someone With Sickle Cell

Being in a crisis that is so bad you’ve had to take yourself to the hospital is not the best feeling in the world. It’s probably happened to many of us.

Pain and everything else

Then on top of the pain, we have to go through a series of questions and explanations to justify why we have come to the hospital. As if that wasn’t bad enough we are then sometimes presented with questions or statements which, quite frankly bring us to breaking point.

What healthcare providers shouldn't say to sickle cell patients

These are 3 things that health care professionals should not say to a person living with sickle cell.

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