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Anemia Due to Deformed Red Blood Cells in Cats




There is no specific treatment for metabolic anemia. Treating the underlying disease usually resolves the problem. Once the underlying disease has been diagnosed, your veterinarian will begin the appropriate treatment.


Living and Management


You will need to revisit your veterinarian for progress checks. At each visit certain laboratory tests may need to be repeated in order to follow the current status of the disease and level of improvement. Follow your veterinarian's guidelines regarding your cat's medication, nutrition, and management during the recovery period.



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