Message Number: YG2908 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Bruce Williams, DVM
Date: 2001-04-24 15:22:00 UTC
Subject: Re: vaccine reaction

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "Karen Purcell, DVM" <drkaren@w...>
> Hey folks,
> My turn to ask a medical question. I have a ferret patient with
> odd vaccine reaction. She developed a soft lump over the bridge
> her nose within 10 minutes of her distemper vaccine (Fervac). It
> non-painful, not itchy, and has not responded to any antihistamine
> treatment. As she had no other signs of a problem (no diarrhea,
> vomiting or breathing trouble), steroids were not used. However,
> has now had this mass for 3 months with no change. Has anyone seen
> reaction like this? United Vaccine had no answers for me when I
> contacted them on this case.

Are you sure you didn't put the needle in to far and it came out
under the bridge of the nose and you gave the injection? I guess
probably not.

I've never heard of this one.