Message Number: FHL8713 | New FHL Archives Search
From: "stonesherry90"
Date: 2009-04-22 23:21:06 UTC
Subject: [ferrethealth] Re: bald spot on base of the tail

--- In, "lumazzanti" <lumazzanti@...> wrote:

> Merlin had this bald spot for 1 month now. The baldness does not grow nor=
it affects other body parts. The bald spot measures around 1 cm. in diamet=
er and it is full of tiny red dots. The vet gave him a treatment for 15 da=
ys, with Borage Oil, to see if it got better. He is still the same way: hai=
r did not grow back, but the baldness did not grow either.=20
> We don=B4t see any other symthoms: he is active and playful as usual, eat=
s well, pees and poops ok.

Sinnead had the same thing. She also gets rat tail. For almost 6 months the=
bald spot didn't change. One day we noticed the hair loss had spread quite=
rapidly to encompass her entire tail, and a wee bit around her hips. Her v=
et and I agreed that this could no longer be considered anything other than=
adrenal. She just started her Lupron shots, and has surgery in August.
I hope your little guy is going to be fine, but I'd have the vet check for =


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