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From: Steph
Date: 2001-08-12 09:20:00 UTC
Subject: [Ferret-Health-list] Trouble urinating

Did he run a urinalysis or culture? I have had a couple of
ferrets with simple bladder infections that just required a
course of antibiotics.
It may be worth checking.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2001 8:29 AM

I've noticed that Boris, my 6 yr old male, sometimes
backs up into a corner and doesn't produce any urine.
Or smallish amounts. Other than that he seems fine.
I had an adrenal panel done and Saturday my vet left
a message saying his came back normal. He also xrayed him
at the time to look for kidney stones and didn't see
anything (my vet is barely average tho).
What else should I be pursuing? Should I get the adrenal
Mary in Michigan
P.S. He'd emptied his bladder before he went to vets
so he couldn't get any urine to test for bacteria - but
I guess the good news there is he can and does empty his

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