Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
Amanda121015, CharmedSuggies
Member Spotlight
Feather
Feather
Wisconsin
Posts: 13,809
Joined: January 2008
Show All Member Profiles 
Last 10 Posts
Stewie:" It's MY Mouse!"
by Feather. 06/20/21 10:25 AM
Odd breathing? Cough maybe? Please see videos!
by Feather. 06/20/21 10:23 AM
So to be a Parent
by Feather. 06/20/21 10:18 AM
COLORADO - PART 2
by Paani. 06/07/21 01:27 PM
Possible UTI
by Feather. 06/03/21 05:32 PM
Freedom Wheels
by cookielover. 05/30/21 02:16 PM
Glider aggressive to neighbouring cage
by Ladymagyver. 05/30/21 08:24 AM
still around all 10 of us
by mechnut450. 05/28/21 09:38 PM
Stewie caught a MOUSE!
by Feather. 05/25/21 10:08 PM
Safe Wheels
by cookielover. 05/25/21 12:42 PM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Ultrasound #194382
01/02/07 11:10 AM
01/02/07 11:10 AM
Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 608
Cincinnati, Ohio
North_Nocturne Offline OP
Glider Lover
North_Nocturne  Offline OP
Glider Lover

Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 608
Cincinnati, Ohio
Has anyone here ever had an ultrasound procedure done on their glider? While he has shown some improvement on certain antibiotics, nothing has eliminated North's UTI and the vet brought up the possibility of doing an ultrasound to try to get some answers. At this point he seems to think it's not worth the stress to North and expense and I'm inclined to agree. I was just wondering if anyone here at GC has had an ultrasound done on their glider and, if so, the reason it was done.


Elizabeth
gliders. Nocturne & Lark
Re: Ultrasound [Re: North_Nocturne] #194385
01/02/07 11:23 AM
01/02/07 11:23 AM
Joined: Sep 2006
Posts: 777
Lecanto Florida
1daddyglider1 Offline
Glider Guardian
1daddyglider1  Offline
Glider Guardian

Joined: Sep 2006
Posts: 777
Lecanto Florida
I may be talking out of line, so if I am wrong feel free to correct me. Have you tried giving your glider some cranberry juice watered down. i know in people that have urinary problems that cranberry juice is good for you. hope your baby feels better and gets well soon.
daddyglider- ART

Re: Ultrasound [Re: 1daddyglider1] #194409
01/02/07 12:40 PM
01/02/07 12:40 PM
Joined: Apr 1999
Posts: 5,336
Bee-Bopping round SnakePit USA
B
Bourbon Offline
Serious Glideritis
Bourbon  Offline
Serious Glideritis
B

Joined: Apr 1999
Posts: 5,336
Bee-Bopping round SnakePit USA
on the other hand if the glider has been given cranberry juice or citrus on a regular basis it could also be causing problems.. have the vet check for crystals in the urine.

Re: Ultrasound [Re: Bourbon] #194686
01/02/07 10:08 PM
01/02/07 10:08 PM
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 397
United States
theresaw Offline
Glider Lover
theresaw  Offline
Glider Lover

Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 397
United States
Yes I had an ultrasound done on my glider to check for any bladder problems. She is used to being on her back and having her belly rubbed so she was fine for the procedure. It also helped that the Doctor doing the ultrasound let me hold her. Good Luck. Theresa

Re: Ultrasound [Re: theresaw] #194706
01/02/07 10:53 PM
01/02/07 10:53 PM
Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 14,788
Cleveland, Ohio
sugarglidersuz Offline
Glideritis Anonymous
sugarglidersuz  Offline
Glideritis Anonymous

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 14,788
Cleveland, Ohio
When my Pika first started having problems with her eyes (over a year ago), the doctor did an ultrasound on her face. She was put under anesthesia to conduct the ultrasound. Because the vets had not done this procedure on a glider before, they didn't charge me anything for it. Unfortunately, it didn't give them any tangible results...


Suz Enyedy
:bb: Carina & Coobah
Allira & Gizmo :grey:
:grey: Picasso, Trinity Joy & Luna
:rbridge: DaisyMae; Darwin; Mareki; Mambo; Pika; Cricky; Reggie & Bobo, Pepe & Bittah


Suz' Sugar Gliders
Re: Ultrasound [Re: sugarglidersuz] #194718
01/02/07 11:14 PM
01/02/07 11:14 PM

A
Anonymous
Unregistered
Anonymous
Unregistered
A



I would agree that doing it under anaesthesia would be the best option. Except for "exceptional" gliders like theresaw's, I think they would be too wiggly for the Dr. to see what s/he needs to see.

They can put them under for a very brief time, just long enough to see what they need to see, then wake them up. Peepers was put under for an x-ray a few months ago. Of course anytime anaesthesia is used, there is a risk, but it's relatively safe.

Re: Ultrasound [Re: ] #195112
01/03/07 05:52 PM
01/03/07 05:52 PM
Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 608
Cincinnati, Ohio
North_Nocturne Offline OP
Glider Lover
North_Nocturne  Offline OP
Glider Lover

Joined: Apr 2006
Posts: 608
Cincinnati, Ohio
North's latest round of test results should be back on Friday and hopefully they'll give us more info on whether an ultrasound is warranted. He was put under anesthesia last spring for his neutering and recovered well but I'm still wary of doing it again unless it's absolutely neccessary. I think there's a good chance North would let me hold him while he's awake for the procedure but I have a tremor which I'm sure would make it impossible to get decent ultrasound results. Unfortunately there's no way I can get this procedure for free and the vet says it would be at least $300 to get the specialist in to do it. Money is not my primary concern but I've already spent over $1,000 the past year just on North's vet bills related to his UTI. I'll have to further discuss with my vet the chances of an ultrasound actually leading to a diagnosis and cure.


Elizabeth
gliders. Nocturne & Lark

Moderated by  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver 

Sugar Glider Help Page



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 63 guests, and 180 spiders.
Key: , , Owner, Admin
Newest Members
mraamohamed, Dani1980, Brenda65, DexTaz, Kiley521
7248 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums132
Topics10,247
Posts158,552
posts in the last 24hrs0
Members7,249
Most Online2,693
Jan 2nd, 2020
Last 10 New Topics
Odd breathing? Cough maybe? Please see videos!
by AZDrea. 06/19/21 01:14 AM
So to be a Parent
by mraamohamed. 06/15/21 09:11 AM
Possible UTI
by cookielover. 06/03/21 05:19 PM
Freedom Wheels
by cookielover. 05/30/21 02:16 PM
Glider aggressive to neighbouring cage
by Tamxie. 05/29/21 03:12 PM
Safe Wheels
by cookielover. 05/25/21 12:42 PM
Stewie:" It's MY Mouse!"
by Ladymagyver. 05/25/21 09:57 AM
Stewie caught a MOUSE!
by Ladymagyver. 05/22/21 08:01 AM
still around all 10 of us
by mechnut450. 03/15/21 09:01 AM
COLORADO - PART 2
by sugarlope. 11/20/07 05:04 PM
Popular Topics(Views)
820,494 TEXAS
652,772 OHIO
459,467 OKLAHOMA
408,148 UTAH
301,102 NORTH CAROLINA
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!
Home Forums Links Sitemap Vets Breeders Sounds Contact Us Names Rules & Policies

GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2021
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software
(Release build 20180918)
Page Time: 0.075s Queries: 14 (0.042s) Memory: 1.2943 MB (Peak: 1.4619 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2021-06-20 20:58:57 UTC