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Old 02-08-2019, 08:27 AM
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Re: Giving oral medications HELP

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So now I want to list at least the few diseases that have weight loss despite eating, vomiting, and sporadic loss of appetite as some of their main signs/symptoms...These include viral, bacterial, and fungal diseases, along with parasitic infections...

-Bacterial Hepatitis
-Avian Tuberculosis
-PDD
-GI Yeast Infection
-Polyoma
-West Nile Virus
-Avian Goiter/Thyroid Hyperplasia/Dysplasia

There is another parasite that I cannot remember the name of that commonly causes weight loss despite eating, vomiting, and picking of feathers. I'll go look it up and add it. I doubt that's Gracie's issue, but it's signs/symptoms are exactly those...

It's called "Myialges Nudos"...Carried by flies and certain mites...
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Re: Giving oral medications HELP

Yes he has touched on it and they are supposedly testing for several this time around. Also testing that various enzyme levels are correct.

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