Big Brother Naija lockdown housemate, Laycon has revealed that he has a milder symptom of the sickle cell anaemia disease.
Laycon who has deemed fierce regardless his physicality recently revealed his blood group to be sickle cell.
According to Laycon, who said, he has haemoglobin that carries symptoms similar to those of Sickle Cell disease, but milder.
According to Laycon: “My blood group is Sickle Cell, I don’t like to tell people my genotype because I feel they will think I’m sick.”
Responding, Dorathy said Laycon’s genotype could be the reason he’s not fat.
“Guess that is why you are thin,” Dorathy said.
For most who don’t know what Sickle cell is, its a group of blood disorders typically inherited from a person’s parents.
The most common type is known as sickle cell anaemia. It results in an abnormality in the oxygen-carrying protein haemoglobin found in red blood cells.