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"pls doc.I ve two daughters that of AC genotype.I understand they shldnt get married to any man whose geno is not an AA.Pls I will like to know more about the dos and don't of this genotype.Am an AA while their dad is as an AC.Is AC a sickle cell carrier as they fall sick rearly.Thanks."

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    A 43 years year old female asked:
    2 years ago
    pls doc.I ve two daughters that of AC genotype.I understand they shldnt get married to any man whose geno is not an AA.Pls I will like to know more about the dos and don't of this genotype.Am an AA while their dad is as an AC.Is AC a sickle cell carrier as they fall sick rearly.Thanks.
    Dr. Dolapo A answered:
    2 years ago
    They are not sickle celled, but they carry the traits and have the high probability of giving birth to sickle cell children if they do not marry an AA. Yes they are carriers. But the C gene is a milder and less common form of the disease
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