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Sickle cell is not fully treated. In this treatment, doctors control the symptoms, which gives relief in pain.
If you and your child are in a lot of pain and the medicines are inactive, then the doctor will inject the strong pen killer directly into the muscles and joints. Hydroxyurea erythrocyte pulp is given to prevent frequent pain.
You or your child constantly needs extra water and nutrients. Also, regular blood transfusions are also needed. Meanwhile sickle blood is replaced with healthy blood.
Children constantly need penicillin to prevent infection.
The doctor may perform a marrow transplant (marrow transplant) surgery on you or your child. But, this method is very difficult and many conditions are also responsible for its success.
Vaccination to prevent infection: Vaccination done in childhood is a better way to protect children from infection. Also, it is more important for children struggling with sickle cell infection.