Message Number: YG3606 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-05-15 17:39:00 UTC
Subject: RE: [Ferret-Health-list] ear infection

Diana are you sure you don't have mites along with the infection?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Diana Ashton [mailto:pooh1999@g...]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2001 9:32 AM
> To: ferret-list@c...; Ferret Health List
> Subject: [Ferret-Health-list] ear infection
> I have a ferret that I took in to the vet 12 days ago because
> he stoped eating and had a huge crusty discharge in his right
> ear. The vet cleaned out his ear and did a swab. It was
> loaded with white blood cells so he was put on batril twice a
> day and baytril drops in the ear twice a day as well. I
> started immediately but the first day to get both doses was
> Friday the 4th. Today is the 15 and as of this morning he
> still has tons of discharge out of that ear and while he is
> eating normally again, I am not sure what to do next. I
> called the vet yesterday and she was going to run the blood
> that they took from him to see if that would shed any light
> on what was up but I have never had a problem with batril
> taking so long to kick in an infection. I was hoping to place
> him last weekend but with the advent of the infection I had
> to call the woman who wanted him and tell her the until we
> got this issue cleared up, I was not going to release him.
> Diana and the Ferret Farm
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