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Blood In Alby's Urine ;(

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Julie M

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:no:Alby has got blood in his Urine, it was like little specks of blood. I checked his privates today before the vets and he had a sperm rod :vom:. It stank. (I removed it) He's peeing more and it is very smelly. The vet gave him injections of Metacam and Marbocyl. (He squealed LOUDLY. ) She says It will last 3 days and if there isn't any improvement or a decline I have to bring him back amd they will either give him more antibiotics or an x ray to look for bladder stones. He was examined thoroughly and she felt his bladder and couldn't feel any stones checked his privates too incase of any injuries.
When I got him home and in his cage he peed and it was a light pinky peach colour. I hope my wee Alby bee. Is ok. Also she thinks he's definately older than 3yrs maybe nearer 5.
 

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He seems to be ok in himself though. Still eating and drinking, not lost weight. She weighed him too. Lol and he promptly ran along the scales. Ha ha.
 

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I hope that you boy is making a quick recovery!

Give him some mildly diuretic veg like cucumber, lettuce or grass (not too much to cause soft poos) to help flush out the bladder and the infection.
 

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Ahh ok thanks I will pick up some cucumber when I am out. I've given them some celery just now. Just hope it's a mild infection that's treatable. I know I've only had these boys a short time but I am so loved up about them. Even if they are cheeky boys. Lol.
 

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Poor Alby! I hope he makes a quick recovery! It's great that he is still eating and drinking and behaving normally... Sundae is a trooper in dealing with UTIs and has always bounced back very well as she never stops eating and drinking because of them. I hope Alby is back to normal in no time!
 

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Thanks all. I think he's a bit better today. As he's discovered there is a gap in the slidebinders and decided to eat the corex. :doh: Still little spots of blood but looks a lot less than yesterday. :tu:
 

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Well today the white towel is in the cage. So I can monitor the bleeding better. And well someone has decided not to pee on the nice white towel and is in his hay tray peeing. :doh: I give up. However on the plus side I can't see any blood on the towel so far :tu: He is sitting a bit fluffed up however. But so is fudge so maybe just cold.
 

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Your little one sounds like he's doing much better already. The smell is very indicative of infection, my girl Peb's had a really nasty UTI and smelled fowl. Hopefully the antibiotic's will clear it up quickly, good sign that there isn't any visible blood anymore. I would definitely get him an Xray if the blood doesn't clear completely.
 

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Yes it did stink and definitely getting an x ray if he didn't improve.
 

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Well Alby is looking a lot more perky. He was even squeaking again for his night night hay (Fresh hay at bedtime) however I am going to phone the vet in the morning for advice as he is still peeing lots (stinky) and there was a teeny tiny
spot of blood in the cage tonight on the towel. I am not sure if he's needing more anti biotics to clear it totally. I know I have upped his amd fudges watery veg so this May account for the peeing however I am concerned about the blood not being totally gone. And I am away to hotel on Friday for a treat and off to visit family in Oban on sun to Thursday. (Mother in law is piggy sitting)
 

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Alby had another 2 injections today. He was not impressed one little bit :box: However he's looking much better. And only a tiny spot of blood now. :clap:
 
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