Only 51 of the 145 patients said they were pain free. Seventeen % of respondents reported mild pain, 27 % said their pain was moderate, and 19 % reported severe pain.The participants were also asked about their prejudices and barriers of pain management. Currently there is no cure for sickle cell disease; treatment depends on the patient’s symptoms.Hydroxyurea is the only FDA-approved medication for the disease, but other options include opioids and anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin and ibuprofen, said Dr. Robert Molokie, assistant professor and medical director of the UIC Adult Sickle Cell Center program and a co – researcher of the study.
‘.. The sickled cells are stiff and sticky and tend to remain stuck in blood vessels. When caught, the circulation of the limbs and organs will be blocked causing. Causing pain, serious infections and organ damage, especially in the lungs, spleen and brain Some patients survive into their 40s, while others did not live beyond infancy or early childhood. The most common descriptions of nerve pain were aching and stabbing weapons most frequently used for most commonly used for tissue pain pounding and sharp. – ‘I can not imagine having this pain year after year,’said Wilkie. ‘The pain was significantly reduced quality of life.People with diabetes, cardiac insufficiency, chronic obstructive lung disease and inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk of death if she exposed particulate matter or carbon black, one or several years, according to research 22nd on the American Thoracic Society International Conference on the May will presented.