Message Number: YG4196 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2001-06-01 20:12:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Hormone Injections

>I have a three year old female Marshall Farms ferret. Recently she
>has been experiencing a swelling of the vulva. We believed her to
>have a UTI due to some strain while urinating. We have her on
>antibiotics - going on 4 weeks. She is urinating fine now, and no
>longer has a green 'goop' in the area. She is playing, eating,
>drinking and everything else normally. She is very energetic. She
>has not lost any fur. The only visible problem is the swelling...

Steve and I have encountered a vulva which stays swollen in two
situations: in one there was an otherwise quiet adrenal neoplasia,
in the other the infection had been recalcitrant enough that some
permanent size change (swelling) remained though there was a decrease
from the previous level.