Vaginal Discharge in Rabbits
Common treatments are typically aimed at treating the cause for the vaginal discharge. In cases of uterine adenocarcinoma, the internal reproductive organs may require complete removal, also known as a hysterectomy. Often, uterine disorders can increase the risk for hemorrhage in the uterus, which can be life-threatening. Blood transfusions are also sometimes necessary.
To control bacterial infections, antibiotics may be used. However, they are recommended on a case-by-case basis, as they can sometimes proove fatal. Be sure to consult with a veterinarian before medicating your pet.
Living and Management
Complications associated with treatment may include blood infections, and adhesions or tissue growths in the abdomen. Some rabbits may also experience internal hemorrhaging. Overall, however, the prognosis is good for rabbits receiving an ovariohysterectomy in a timely fashion. For this reason, prompt treatment is the best course of action if your rabbit is in the early stage of vaginal discharge. Be sure to seek prompt care and follow up care for the best possible outcome.
The prediction of a disease’s outcome in advance
The period that immediately comes after the birthing process
A procedure of imaging internal body structures by exposing film
The hollow bodily organ that holds the embryo and fetus and provides nourishment; only found in female animals.
A type of fungus that produces buds
The area between the vulva and anus or scrotum and anus
The glands in female animals that are used to produce milk; also called the udder or breast
The end of the gastrointestinal tract; the opening at the end of the tract.
The innermost layer of the uterus
Extreme loss of blood
The condition of being drowsy, listless, or weak
The result of a malignant growth of the tissue of the epithelial gland.
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