Amyloid Deposition within the Internal Organs of Hamsters
There is no treatment for amyloidosis, except to make the hamster more comfortable by giving it fluids and other supplements.
Living and Management
Consult your veterinarian about the special dietary requirements of your ailing pet and take steps to monitor it closely for signs of health complications. The doctor will also recommend regular visits to assess the hamster's condition.
Prevention is not a viable strategy for amyloidosis. However, because amyloid deposition is likely to develop in hamsters with long-term illness, promptly diagnosing and treating ailments will make them less prone to the disease.
The failure of the kidneys to perform their proper functions
The collection of fluid in the tissue
A type of protein that can be dissolved in water; found in milk, egg white, certain muscle, blood, and some urine.
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