Message Number: YG4261 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Connie
Date: 2001-06-03 08:29:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Re Bladder Infection was Re: [Ferret-Health-list]
Digest Number 216

I just went through this with one of my guys. We
tried everything in the book and nothing worked. He
finally lost the use of his back legs overnight and
temp went to 105. His system shut down and I had to
put him to sleep.
--- ferrethealer@a... wrote:
> In a message dated 06/02/01 12:15:44 AM Eastern
> Daylight Time,
> writes:
> << I have a male ferret, Teddy Bear, who has a
> history of bladder infection
> running 2 yrs. He is 5 yrs of age. He has
> floaters in urine, some blood.
> No crystals. We just did a round of Clavamox and
> he started straining
> again
> just as I finishing his doses. He has gone back to
> my vet and is being
> flushed again. We are going to try Baytril. My
> vet feels that this may be
> our last ditch effort. I'm looking at having to
> have him put to sleep if
> there are no other options. >>
> Has he been checked for adrenal disease? Two years
> is a long time without
> other symptoms, but it still could be? What about
> x-rays to rule out a
> bladder stone? Has a culture and sensitivity test
> been done on the urine to
> see what actually would be the best antibiotic and
> if it is indeed an
> infection?
> Dr. Ruth
> *****************************************
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