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Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment Cost in India

Sickle Cell Anemia Treatment Cost in India

Let us first know about Sickle cell anemia, this  is a group of blood disorders known as sickle cell disease. The Sickle cell disease is an inherited(from parents)red blood cell disorder in which there are not enough healthy RBCs to carry oxygen throughout a human body.

Normally, in general conditions, the flexible, round red blood cells move swiftly through blood vessels. In sickle cell anemia disease, the red blood are shaped like sickles or like a crescent moon. These rigid, sticky cells can get stick in small blood vessels which can slower or even block blood flow and O2 from flowing to other parts of the body.

Symptoms:- 

Signs & symptoms of sickle cell anemia usually appear around 5-6 months of age. They vary one person to another and change over the time. Signs and symptoms can include the following: 

Anemia–  Sickle cells break apart easily and they die, leaving you with too less red blood cells. RBCs usually live for about 120 days before replacement. But these sickle cells usually die in 10-20 days, creating a shortage of red blood cells (anemia).

Without sufficient red blood cells, your body can not get enough oxygen, causing fatigue.

Episodes of pain–  Periodic episodes of pain which are called pain crises, is a major symptom of sickle cell anemia. Pain develops when sickle shape red blood cells block or reduce the blood flow through tiny blood vessels to the chest, abdomen and to joints. Pain can also occur in the bones.

The pain varies and this can last for a few hours to few days or to few weeks. Some people have only a few episodes of pain crises in a year. Others may have a dozen or more pain crises a whole year. A severe pain crisis requires stay in the hospital to manage the pain.

Some adolescents & adults with sickle cell anemia disease also get chronic pain which can result bone and joint damage and ulcers.

Swelling of hands & the feet– The swelling is caused by sickle shape RBCs blocking the blood flow to the hands and to the feet.

Frequent infections – These Sickle cells can damage your spleen, leaving you more exposed to any types of infection. Doctors commonly prescribe infants and children with sickle cell anemia vaccinations & antibiotics to prevent the potentially life threatening infection which is pneumonia.

Delayed growth/puberty– RBCs provide your body with the oxygen (O2) and nutrients needed for your growth. A shortage of healthy red blood cells can reduce or slow down the growth in infants & children and may also delay puberty in teenagers.

Vision Issue– Small blood vessels that supply blood to your eyes can become plugged with these sickle cells. This can damage the retina of the eyes,  the portion of the eye that makes and processes visual images and leads to vision problems.

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When should you see the Doctor? 

Sickle cell anemia is usually diagnosed in the stage of infancy through newborn screening programs that are run worldwide at all small or big hospitals. If you or your child develops any of the following issues, Please see a doctor right away or you may seek emergency medical care. 

Fever- People with sickle cell anemia disease may have an increased risk of serious infection, and fever/high temperature which can be the first sign of an infection.

  • Unexplained episodes of severe pain such as the pain in abdomen, chest, bones and the joints.
  • Swelling in the hands or the feet.
  • Abdominal swelling, specially if this area is tender to the touch it. 
  • Pale skin or the nail beds.
  • Yellow tint to skin or whites of your eyes.

Signs or symptoms of stroke- If you notice one-sided paralysis or feeling weakness in the face, arms or the legs, confusion, trouble in walking or talking, drastic vision changes or numbness, severe headache. Contact your local doctor incase any of these symptoms. 

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Cheapest Bone Marrow Transplant in India

Get the cheapest bone marrow transplant in India

Hello Everyone, If you have a loved who is suffering from a disease that requires bone marrow transplant then searching for cheapest  bone marrow transplant in india is a very common as this treatment is expensive and the reason for that is, the patient requiring long hospital stay, use expensive anti cancer medications , continuous observation by doctors and nurses and continuous investigation to check the status of the patient.

The treatment in western countries is so expensive that it is beyond the reach of common man who is not insured, so for bone marrow transplant, India is the best and most suitable choice from people all over the world. 

India is a preferred destination for patients who require bone marrow transplant in India and there are three major factor for this 

1) Expertise 

2) Advanced Technology

3) Cost Effectiveness 

Due to above factors, patients in large number from all over the globe prefer to travel to Indian hospitals for bone marrow transplant. Bone marrow transplant is needed by patients who suffer from Leukemia, Multiple myeloma, lymphoma, sickle cell disease, aplastic anemia and thalassemia etc. The procedure require special arrangements like Special BMT suites to keeping the patients away from any kind of infection, experienced and trained nurses, experienced team of doctors and exclusive arrangements for handling bone marrow transplant patients. 

There are large number of hospitals in India offering bone marrow transplant treatment in india and some of the finest healthcare institutions mentioned below for you to make a choice-

-BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital

-Artemis Hospitals 

-Fortis Hospitals 

-Apollo Hospitals 

-American Oncology Institute 

Above are some of the top hospitals offering best and cheapest bone marrow transplant in India, Foreign patient from Africa, Middle east, CIS countries, European countries and south Asia travel to India for affordable bone marrow transplant in India. 

 

Process for getting BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT OPINION & Treatment in India– 

1) You need to share medical reports of the patients so that they can be reviewed by top haematologist in India for their expert opinion.

2) Once the opinion is received, Sharing of passport details along with passport details of the donor in case of an allogenic bone marrow transplant to get the Visa Invitation Letter from the treating hospital.

3)Booking for the tickets for travelling to India and sharing them with us for us to make Arrangements for Airport Pick up, Booking of Appointment with Doctor and also arranging for Accomodation.

Incase, Your are looking for options for bone marrow transplant in India, Kindly feel free to get in touch with us. Our Team will be happy to assist you for your treatment in India. 

The cost of bone marrow transplant in India ranges from USD 15000- 45000 depending on the type of transplant is needed by the patient. 

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