Home treatment for
sickle cell disease includes steps you can take to
control some of the complications caused by the disease. Develop a plan with
your doctor for home treatment of symptoms, and follow this plan as symptoms
Priapism is a condition in which the penis stays erect
without sexual stimulation. Priapism is usually painful. If
priapism develops, home treatment tips include:
Urinating often to avoid feeling the need to
urinate. Don't wait until you feel the need.
Taking a warm
Drinking as much water and other fluids as you
Seeking emergency treatment, if the pain is especially severe
or the problem doesn't go away within 3 hours.
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