Amyloidosis

About- Amyloidosis also called amyloid disease is a rare disease that occurs when amyloid proteins build up in the heart, kidneys, liver, intestines, joints, nerves, skin or other organs.

Symptoms-
 Chest pain
 Diarrhoea, possibly with blood, or constipation
 Irregular heart rate
 Low blood pressure
 Numbness tingling or pain in hands or feet 
 Severe fatigue and weakness
 Shortness of breath
 Swelling ankles and legs 
 
Causes- Amyloidosis is caused by the buildup of an abnormal protein called amyloid which is produced in bone marrow and can be deposited in any tissue or organ
 
Specialists to Visit

 Cardiologist
 Gastroenterologist
 Neurologist
 Nephrologist
 Haematologist
 Dermatologist
 

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.nhs.uk

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