Message Number: YG2528 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-04-13 15:20:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Gastric Ulcers - Duchess needs help

She had been exhibiting a fever and was very listless last Monday
when we took her to the vet. The vet did a blood work-up which
indicated some type of infection - hence the antibiotics.

Laurie Jacobsen

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "Mike Janke" <mjanke@m...> wrote:
> I can't give you the stages, but I would like to say that I believe
> Dr. Williams recommends the bland diet, which you are already
> feeding, plus carafate 10 minutes prior to feeding to coat the
> and skip the "triple therapy" until the ulcers are under control.
> Hopefully, Dr. Williams will pop in and verify that
> Don't change anything without your vet's approval.
> Mike
> --- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., lauriej46815@y... wrote:
> > Can anyone describe some of the stages that a ferret goes through
> > with gastric ulcers. Duchess is being treated for them. She is
> one
> > very sick little girl and only a year old. Our vet prescribed
> > amoxy/flagyl/pepto triad of meds. She is very weak. I am force
> > feeding chicken baby food 4 times a day.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> >
> > Laurie Jacobsen