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SUB Q #1414724
02/08/18 09:25 PM
02/08/18 09:25 PM
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Perry, Iowa
josefine Offline OP
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is sub q just water injected into the back of the neck to help it get hydrated?
I've done this quite some time ago, and I thin it was just water. I have a friend who needs help, and, of course, cannot go to the vet.


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Re: SUB Q [Re: josefine] #1414725
02/08/18 10:20 PM
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It means putting the iv needle just under the skin so it can slowly be absorbed. And no you should not use regular water. Ringers Lactate warmed but this glider really needs to get to the vet if dehydrated-fast!

Last edited by Claralice; 02/08/18 10:32 PM.

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Re: SUB Q [Re: josefine] #1414727
02/09/18 01:01 AM
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Belleville, IL
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It's a sterilized saline solution designed to match body chemistry, not plain water.


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Re: SUB Q [Re: josefine] #1414729
02/09/18 04:05 AM
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Wisconsin
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Josefine,

They are correct it is a sterile water that is used to SubQ, a vet would be needed to tell you how much to give as too much will put them into congestive heart failure.


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Re: SUB Q [Re: Feather] #1414733
02/09/18 10:55 AM
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LittleRock, AR USA
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Josefine,
Just because you have given subq fluids to a glider of yours in the past does not mean you are in a position to do it to a glider belonging to someone else now.

This should never be done without consulting a vet as dehydration may not be the only issue going on with the glider. There are many things the vet takes into consideration when determining treatment.



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Re: SUB Q [Re: josefine] #1414748
02/09/18 05:40 PM
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Perry, Iowa
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Perry, Iowa
the little glider did end up dying not long after I posted this last night.
I don't know how he is going to feel about getting another one as now he just has the one left.


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2014 4 St
Perry,Iowa50220
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Re: SUB Q [Re: josefine] #1414750
02/09/18 06:19 PM
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LittleRock, AR USA
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So sorry to hear this, Josefine. Chances are the little one was more ill than the owner realized.


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Re: SUB Q [Re: josefine] #1414764
02/10/18 12:37 PM
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Wisconsin
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So sorry to hear this Josephine.


Kimberley
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Re: SUB Q [Re: josefine] #1414773
02/10/18 01:10 PM
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A friend is always a good idea. Especially if they were lifelong cage mates .

Glide free little one! :rbridge:

Prayers that he makes a good choice.


Dawn

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Be patient,
and
Trust your journey....

Grace :bb:

Stewie :rtmo:




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