Message Number: YG5841 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-07-27 18:36:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Pus in Urine

In a message dated 07/27/01 11:19:19 AM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

. He immediately removed
the contents of the bladder which consisted of a large volume of
pus and
mucous. The initial diagnosis is prostitus (sp?) although the vet
will not
rule out adrenal disease or a neoplasm at this point.

The absolute most common reason for a ferret to have prostatitis or
any other
urinary tract problem, especially with obstruction, especially in a
five year
old male ferret, is adrenal disease. You and your vet should
this further.

Dr. Ruth
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