Sickle cell disease is caused by?
Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disease. People who have the disease inherit two copies of the sickle cell gene-one from each parent.
Sickle cell trait can not lead to sickle cell disease. This is because the gene for Red blood cells are dominate over the gene for sickle cell. There for if you have sickle cell you can have some minor symptoms but usually you don't even know you have sickle cell trait. Sickle cell trait is rarely harmful and can almost never turn into sickle cell disease.
in sickle cell trait you don't actually have the disease. you are only able to pass the disease to your kids if you marry a person with sickle cell or that also has the trait. sickle cell disease is when you actually have the disease. you can pass it to your kids if you marry someone with the trait or the disease. if you marry someone without a trait or disease then your kids will…