Kidney Disease in Ferrets
Depending on the underlying reason for the renal disease, the veterinarian may prescribe antibiotics, or treat for toxins and autoimmune disease. If the ferret has stones, it may need surgery or laser surgery to remove them. It is also important that the ferret be given plenty of fluids, a well-balanced diet, and heat therapy during this time.
The condition of being drowsy, listless, or weak
A tube found between the bladder and the outside of the body; used to assist in urination.
A type of light device that transfers a bright beam; this is used for many medical purposes
A medical condition in which the body has lost fluid or water in excessive amounts
Any disease in which an animal's body creates antibodies that are used against itself.
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
Term used to imply that a situation or condition is more severe than usual; also used to refer to a disease having run a short course or come on suddenly.
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