Blood in urine?

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  1. Jun 14, 2019 at 6:45 AM #1

    Jaana

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    Hello,
    So i am here again with another issue.

    My girl Coco appears to have this reddish color to her urine, which looks like blood.

    I first noticed this on Friday 7th and took her to the vets on Saturday 8th. She has since been on Baytril 0.1ml twice a day @ 2.5% strength and metacam at 0.05ml once a day. I just tried to weigh her and she is about I'd day 400g, so could she not be getting enough meds?

    I had been struggling to see where she has been peeing, as normally she goes on her platform and for the first time in a few days she did, but it's still looks like she has blood in her urine.

    I am going to be making another vets appointment, but does this now rule out a standard infection and is something much worse?

    Just wish I can have good things happen with my ratties, but just seems like I keep getting these health issues recently.

    She also has been eating, drinking fine and seems her normal self.

    Many thanks
    Jaana
     
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  2. Jun 14, 2019 at 4:35 PM #2

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    put her by herself in a carrier on white paper towel until she pees - shouldn't take long, to see her urine

    It may mean that she needs different antibiotics or another antibiotic added to the baytril
    Good that you will be taking her aback to the vet
     
  3. Jun 14, 2019 at 8:56 PM #3

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    I got some more baytril for her and on Monday she will be going back for the day to get a urine sample. They also want to start her on a steroid, so have stopped the metacam now. I hope it's nothing to serious that can't be resolved because I can't bare the thought of losing her so soon after Snowy.
     

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