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RE: sick sick sick

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Posted by: Tygerr at Thu Jul 10 09:51:27 2008  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by Tygerr ]  
   

This is certainly not normal. If it's bleeding it certainly sounds like a bad prolapse. This is a very serious medical situation. If not treated properly, your cham will probably die.

The most important thing to do immediately is keep the area moist. Perhaps soak it in some warm water. And then use KY jelly (water based lubricant) to keep it moist.

You're going to have to go back to the vet. This is not something you can fix by yourself at home.

If the vet you originally went to identified the prolapse, he might have pushed it back into place. Sometimes though, the prolapse will recur, and the vet will have to stitch up the area as well to make sure the prolapse doesn't recur while it is healing. In some cases they might even have to surgically remove the affected organ (usually when it's the hemipenes).

Good luck.


   

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