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#227706 - 03/03/07 12:07 PM Penis looks bloody
Anonymous
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I have a 5 month old sugar glider "MOE" today he has been biting at his penis. It looks as if it is bleeding. He even fell off a branch biting at it and out of his bed he sleeps in. He rolls around on the bottom of his cage biting at it. I am holding him now and try to distract him when he starts to bite at it. I can tell he is irritated. He has, what looks like pink tinted fir around that area. I did give him a piece of strawberry two nights ago. He only ate about half of the quarter I have him. I read that can tint the urine. But he is just going crazy biting at himself. What do I need to do?? Please help. He is my baby. I do not know what to do. This is my first sugar glider.
Any advice is appreciated.
Tammy Anderson
Mobile, AL
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#227709 - 03/03/07 12:10 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: Anonymous]
tbull Offline
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Do you have an E-collar if so please get it on him right away. He also needs to get to the vet NOW. These guys can do fatal damage to themselves in only a few unsupervised minutes.

Please RUN him to the vet now and update us as soon as you can.

I'll be thinking of you. hug2
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#227710 - 03/03/07 12:10 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: Anonymous]
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sounds like he is self mutilation his penis... you need to put a ecollar on him or take him to a vet now... asap! he can do serious harm to himself....
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#227711 - 03/03/07 12:11 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: Anonymous]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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You really need to get him into an e-collar and to a vet RIGHT AWAY!
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#227713 - 03/03/07 12:11 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: sugarglidersuz]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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I tried to call but got your voice mail, so I left a message.

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#227714 - 03/03/07 12:12 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: sugarglidersuz]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Do you have a vet nearby that you can bring him to?
Do you have the materials on hand to make an e-collar?
If not, you can wrap him up in a piece of fleece like a burrito and hold him snugly to prevent him from attacking himself while you get him to a vet.
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#227717 - 03/03/07 12:13 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: sugarglidersuz]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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As already stated, he is self-mutilating. IMMEDIATE vet CARE is needed to prevent permanent damage or death!
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#227718 - 03/03/07 12:17 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: sugarglidersuz]
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#227719 - 03/03/07 12:18 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: sugarglidersuz]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Just got off the phone with Tammy. She's calling her vet to see if they're open today...

Tammy,
Once at the vet's you will need to have the vet run a Urinalysis and Culture & Sensitivity on the urine. In addition, the vet should do a fecal float & smear.
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#227720 - 03/03/07 12:19 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: sugarglidersuz]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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brb... have to switch computers...
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#227721 - 03/03/07 12:19 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: sugarglidersuz]
Anonymous
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Can someone direct her to Bourbon? I don't have her number, but I know she is experienced in this and willing to help if there is ever an SM emergency like this... I could do some searching for it, but not sure if it's ok to post...

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#227723 - 03/03/07 12:20 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: ]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Tammy is going to be calling me back shortly and I'll give her Bourbon's number when she does thumb
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#227729 - 03/03/07 12:27 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: sugarglidersuz]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Okay, I'm back online again now...
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#227731 - 03/03/07 12:30 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: sugarglidersuz]
Anonymous
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Thanks Suz, keep us updated!

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#227734 - 03/03/07 12:32 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: ]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Tried to call Bourbon but I got her VM... so I left a message for her to call Tammy.
Still waiting for a call back from Tammy. I'll update once I hear anything...
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#227750 - 03/03/07 01:15 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: sugarglidersuz]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Tammy, I'm going to move this over to Health & Hygiene now. Please take a few minutes to register and then post your update for us after you get back from the vet's...
hug2
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#227753 - 03/03/07 01:17 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: sugarglidersuz]
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I can't get ahold of Bourbon, I'll try Jen Bailey (Xfilefan)
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#227766 - 03/03/07 01:48 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: Dancing]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Just got off the phone with Bourbon, she did get my message and talked to Tammy... all is going okay now... Hopefully Tammy will post an update later.
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#227772 - 03/03/07 01:54 PM Re: Penis looks bloody [Re: sugarglidersuz]
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awesome, thanks for the update Suz!
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#227876 - 03/03/07 07:03 PM Re: Penis looks bloody UPDATE [Re: Anonymous]
Anonymous
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Hey everyone, thanks so much for everyones help. This place has been sooo wonderful.

Moe is resting now. I made the e collar and he is wearing it. He flopped around for a bit, I put him inside my shirt and he calmed right down. (he's use to being there). I'm not sure how the night will go, I'm thinking it will be a long one. I will let you all know how it goes.
Thanks for all the support and help.

Tammy Anderson
MOEsMom thanks

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#227967 - 03/03/07 09:37 PM Re: Penis looks bloody UPDATE [Re: ]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Tammy,
Thanks for registering & updating us on Moe's condition. We're here for you if you need us & you've got my number...
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#228095 - 03/04/07 09:56 AM Re: Penis looks bloody UPDATE [Re: sugarglidersuz]
Anonymous
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any news?

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#228111 - 03/04/07 11:11 AM Re: Penis looks bloody UPDATE [Re: ]
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I spoke with her late last night, he is in an e-collar and is trying to get used to it.. sleep deprivation is always a problem the first night of having one one.. the e-collar has bought her time to go see her vet.. she will be getting him in first thing in the morning. She has an emergency vet lined up if she does need to see him, right now, he seems to be urinating and defecating fine. so that is a good thing. she is armed with loads of info for her vet.
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#228114 - 03/04/07 11:21 AM Re: Penis looks bloody UPDATE [Re: Bourbon]
sugarglidersuz Offline
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Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Bourbon,
Thanks for the update... I know he's getting the best possible care right now with you mentoring Tammy via the phone.
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#228121 - 03/04/07 11:34 AM Re: Penis looks bloody UPDATE [Re: sugarglidersuz]
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Loc: Kansas
clap I agree suz, we can always count on Bourbon to be there! Thank You Bourbon! mlove


Edited by LSardou (03/04/07 11:34 AM)

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#228126 - 03/04/07 11:55 AM Re: Penis looks bloody UPDATE [Re: LSardou]
Anonymous
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Please keep us updated Moe's mom. I recently lost a glider under similar conditions and I am very concerned. I don't mean to scare you. But please let us know what the vet says.

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#228574 - 03/05/07 10:32 AM Re: Penis looks bloody UPDATE [Re: ]
Anonymous
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We made it through another night, tho he did get out of his cage last night. I heard him scratching down the hall way towards my room (he's top heavy in this e collar)I jumped up out of bed, sure enough it was MOE, I reached down and he hopped right up in my hand. I think he was looking for me. I held him for awhile before putting him back to bed. I'm at work with Moe now,(he's in my shirt e collar and all and boy do I look lumpy haha).
The vet cannot see us until 3:30 today. I did ask her office if she was familiar with Sugar gliders and SM cases, they assured me she was.
I should thank Bourbon b/c with out that looooooong pep talk in the MIDDLE of the night Saturday night, I probably would have taken that e collar off for while as I felt sorry for him. By not doing that, I saved his life she said. Thanks again gal!
I know I said this in my last post, but you all are great and a great community, I'm so glad I found you all!!
I'll update after vet visit.
Tammy Anderson
Mobile, AL
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#228579 - 03/05/07 10:41 AM Re: Penis looks bloody UPDATE [Re: ]
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Thank goodness. Sending prayers. angel

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#228580 - 03/05/07 10:43 AM Re: Penis looks bloody UPDATE [Re: ]
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Hang in there MOM... thanks for keeping us posted..
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#228589 - 03/05/07 10:53 AM Re: Penis looks bloody UPDATE [Re: Xglider]
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Thanks for the update.

T-by the time I got your message, B already had it, and no one is better, so I just watched the thread.

Do exactly what she tells you with this guy (my first glider was an SM, same area, and without B I would have lost him), and let us know how the vet goes. thumb
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