BHS Swelling lips.

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Re: BHS Swelling lips.

Postby Pieter89 » Tue Jun 19, 2012 1:15 pm

Good luck with the treatment, it sounds as if you are doing everything you can.
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Re: BHS Swelling lips.

Postby Kennyakagera » Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:09 pm

Hi Guys,

I just wanted to give you an update on my big girl, she is doing much much better.I has been a long and very repetitive couple of week but I'm happy to be able to say that she is out of danger now... Basically here is the"treatment" I gave her, so as many as you guys advised me :
- Put her in a well ventilated plastic tub
- Keep her warm and very humid
- I change her water every single day
- Put toilet paper as substrate and change it whenever it litters it
- if she is refusing to eat, force feed her with eggs
- Try to give her food every two days and remove the food if she doesn't take it
- I personally gave her 2 times ciprofloxacine which is a wide spectrum antibiotic (10 mg per kilos) every 48-72hours
- Avoid handling.
- And clean the tub every 3 days.
And hopefully she will get better ...

Anyway thanks everybody for your help !
The best moment is when she is finally eating by herself.

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Re: BHS Swelling lips.

Postby kfc223 » Wed Jul 11, 2012 2:28 pm

Well done.

Good to see she is doing better.
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