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RE: Experts, I need your medical advice.

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Posted by: drsam at Sat Mar 19 04:58:33 2011  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by drsam ]  
   

Emysbreeder makes a good point here. In doing a complete evaluation you should (the vet) have checked the stool by doing a direct microscope slid inspection of the stool and a float for worms. In any case Flagyl (Metronidazole) is not a bad place to start as it is an appetite stimulant and he is right, as soon as they get stressed it is not unusual to see Protozoa.

What do the stools look like, If he is having any? I used Amakacin extensively at one time its not a big gut flora killer.
Basically you’re all the way back to the beginning without the test results you have no idea what you’re dealing with.

Not only that, if you do need to dose him with Flygel you will probably find he will not eat it, even in food so you have to tube him.
If you don’t have experience Tubing a turtle or Tortoise you are getting in over your head.
Try to find someone competent to help you.

Sam


   

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