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From: miamiferret
Date: 2002-02-04 18:33:00 UTC
Subject: Re: blood blister?? on belly-thanks

I don't believe it is likely that it would be able to be removed
without putting the ferret under. As far as surgeries go, it's
probably among the most minor, but what ferret would sit still for
that, even with a local anesthetic.


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "snaitnuom" <snaitnuom@y...> wrote:
> Hi
> Thanks for the input. It is looking better today - I think. The
> surrounding area isn't inflammed.
> Is removal a big deal? As in general anesthesia?
> tracy
> squirt and taz
> --- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "miamiferret" <mjanke@m...> wrote:
> > If it doesn't appear to be healing in a day or two, it should
> > probably be removed. Neoplasms on the skin are not that uncommon
> > with ferrets but they're usually benign. My Spaz has one that
> > appeared on the back of his neck and it will be removed this
> > Out of all the ferrets I've had, only Penny has not had a growth
> that
> > needed to be removed.
> >
> > mike