Message Number: FHL11381 | New FHL Archives Search
From: "Tressie"
Date: 2010-04-20 12:46:02 UTC
Subject: [ferrethealth] Re: Don't know whats wrong- vomiting frothy saliva, otherwise OK

Hi Stacey,

It does sound like megaesophagus.

If you haven't already seen the posts by Dr. Heller, you can find them:

If your vet does the barium swallow Dr. Warren recommends it will at least confirm whether megaesophagus is what you are dealing with.

Unfortunately, if that is what it is, it's a horrible condition and the little one I was caring for had to be euthanized when the condition progressively worsened. We did a lot of what you have already done and finally did the barium swallow, which confirmed our worst suspicions.


[If it is MegaE then there are ways to
reduce the effects of the problem for
a while:

How well they work will vary among



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