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 Spur with the sniffles

What antibiotics can I treat my Spur with? She is a tiny baby I’ve had for several months. I noticed her bubbling from her nose last week. I am using an infant bulb syringe to remove the bubbles. I think she may need an antibiotic.



02/17/13  01:30pm

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 Spur with the sniffles

baytril is what you need.
it sounds like RNS syndrome. this is very contagious, and can lead to pneumonia and death if untreated.
go to a reptile vet, tell them you suspect Runny Nose Syndrome.
batril is the medication used unless it is a leopard tortoise (i believe they have reactions to this?)
http://www.tortoisetrust.org/articles/rns.html
please read the above.
also keep your temps high.
the sooner you act the better chance your tortoise will have of recovering. i have rescued 2 tortoises with this syndrome and they survived.



02/23/13  07:11pm


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