Sickle cell trait

Patient

Q: Hello, i m 23 yr female having bodyache and joint pains, hemoglobin is 9.9gm% . mcv, mch, mchc are low. also my hb is always below 10. my sickling test is negative. my doctor said its sometimes negative in sickle cell trait. is that true? i m also having weakness.also had taken iron supplements but no differance.pls tell me probable diagnosis.and which other test i should consider. other test of malaria and typhoid is negative. no fever but had one fainting episode followed by sever headache.

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