It only becomes a problem if both parents have it. If you are AA then you can go ahead.
Sickle cell disease is a lifelong health condition. But it's even more important when someone is dealing with an illness like sickle cell. Sickle-shaped red blood cells are sticky and stiff. They're shaped like a crescent instead of a round disc. OP The guy in question shld be abt 42yrs old this year.