Date: 2001-06-26 18:01:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Ferret with a swollen head:
My first thought is an allergic reaction of some sort. I wonder if a .5
cc of epi given as a precaution would hurt anything.
> A vet we've known for a while and knows of our net access asked us
> about this...
> A women found her ferret under a bed next to an ant trap.
> The ferrets face is swollen and exhibits signs of pain when trying to
> open its mouth. The face shows bruising.
> Vital signs stable.
> No vomitting.
> No fever.
> Any one got a clue? The vet expected vomitting if it had ingested
> the poison.
> My personal wondering is was it possibly inhaled.
> The woman mentioned the possibility of snakes having gotten into her
> house. But no signs of a bite are present.
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