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Parrot fever ?

Discussion in 'African Grey Alley' started by Dragon Lady, 2/4/19.

  1. Dragon Lady

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    @Rain Bow :grouphug3:thank you for your post. Its been a very trying and emotional time, but I am feeling more positive now that Kitt showing signs of improvement.

    He just needs to carry on fighting.

    Thanks to you and everyone for you positive thoughts and prayers, it really means the world to us.

    I will update as soon as I hear from Vet. Should be in another 3 hours time.
    :fairy::fairy:
     
  2. iamwhoiam

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    Great that the test for psittacosis was negative. Hope that Kitt starts showing more interest in food, eats more and starts gaining weight.
     
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  3. Dragon Lady

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    Kitt still loosing weight!

    :crycry:

    He is on 294 now :crycry::crycry:
     
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  4. Kodigirl210

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    @Dragon Lady - Have they found anything that explains the problem? They have to had run regular tests.

    Something is going on. He can’t just continuously lose weight for no reason.

    I am sorry to hear he lost more weight. Is he still active and trying to eat?
     
  5. Rain Bow

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    Agreed! Thanks for being my secretary!
     
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  6. Dragon Lady

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    The only thing left is Three or four rare viral infections.

    I am busy researching on viral infections and parrots.

    I just dont know hey!
     
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  7. Dragon Lady

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    @Kodigirl210 yes he is still eating and active. That at least has not changed
     
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  8. iamwhoiam

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    Sorry that he has lost more weight. It's good that he is eating and active. I assume they are still tube feeding him.
    I would ask again if you can visit him. I think it would be a good thing, IMHO.
    Have they considered Avian Bornavirus/PDD? There is a test for that but it isn't always accurate. There can be false negatives and false positives.
     
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  9. Dragon Lady

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    @iamwhoiam yes he is being crop fed three times per day.

    The vet did mention 'Avian Bornavirus' to me this morning, however he says that none of Kitt symptoms have manifested in a neurological manner so he is doubtful.

    I did ask yesterday about visiting, and he said as soon as he thinks it ok, he will let me know.

    I am so worried that the next time I see my baby, it will be the last time to :( !!!

    Anyway trying to stay positive, hopefully better news this afternoon.
     
  10. Kodigirl210

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    @Dragon Lady - I rather think that’s the point. Why aren’t they looking harder? It’s so frustrating that they haven’t come up with anything. Is it possible to get the printed results of all the tests they have run and post them? Maybe one of the more experienced members might see something. But only if you can and are okay with it. :/
     
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  11. Dragon Lady

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    @Kodigirl210 I can ask for his medicals. I have no problem posting it. Information is king. Maybe someone knows and experienced something that the vet is missing.

    Its very frustrating and sad.
     
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  12. Kodigirl210

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    Good. I’m hoping someone also sees something that may be of help. We all want Kitt to make it and the more eyes on it maybe the more chance for a solution. We’ll be looking forward to the medicals and continued positive updates. :heart:
     
  13. iamwhoiam

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    Sometimes there are no neurological symptoms and just bird losing weight and digestive issues. PDD was originally called macaw wasting syndrome.
     
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  14. Dragon Lady

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    @iamwhoiam you were correct. This is what Kitt has.
     

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