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Complications of Untreated Amyloidosis

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source: Healthline

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Amyloidosis is a rare disease that has no cure. However, with prompt and ongoing treatment, you can help decrease symptoms and prevent or delay long-term complications.

It’s important to understand the complications of amyloidosis so you can talk to your doctor about your risk factors and preventive measures. Read on to learn more about the common complications of this disorder.

Amyloidosis often affects the kidneys first. A buildup of amyloid protein can lead to solid deposits that get stuck in your kidneys. Unlike other types of waste, the kidneys are unable to easily remove these deposits through the production of urine.

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