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Filly HOME! Jingles & advice please! AUTOIMMUE ISSUES!! Feed questions now (1/21)...

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  • Filly HOME! Jingles & advice please! AUTOIMMUE ISSUES!! Feed questions now (1/21)...

    She was vaccinated a couple days ago (Flu/Rhino/Patomac), doing just fine..then swelling at the injections site, this morning her jowl was inflamed, hind legs inflamed (vaccinated 4 days ago!?), she has a bite mark from another horse that went from normal size to not-so-normal -- it all happened so quickly....called vet out, 80 beets per min (twice the normal heart-rate!!!), petechia evident in gums and eyes at this point...off to the vet hospital...her fever went from 100.4 to 101.8 from early this am to 1pm. She was slightly depressed today, a happy foal yesterday. She is 6 months old - any & all advice greatly appreciated...not sure what on earth is going on...Lungs do sound fine.

    They are so fragile I hope being proactive plays in our favor...if she wasn't slightly quieter than normal this morning and her hind legs weren't quite so stocked up I might not have had the vet out so quickly (I thought maybe scratches as it was her white leg and the mud is terrible?)...but I had that gut feeling...

    I hope my little girl is OK
    Last edited by goodmorning; Jan. 21, 2010, 08:02 PM.

  • #2
    Big Michigan jingles on the way!
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    • #3
      Sending big jingles from Ireland. Poor little girl!

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      • #4
        Jingles from Ohio! Keep us posted and lots of good thoughts your way!
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        • #5
          Big jingles for the little lady.

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          • #6
            It sounds to me as if you are taking all the right steps. Jingling that she is on her way back home soon.
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            • #7
              Jingles for your filly - hoping it is a simple shot reaction and she will be feeling better soon.
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              • #8
                I had a filly (about 4 months old) show similar symptoms once - tuned out to be Purpura -- an illness associated with the bacteria that causes strangles.
                If that is it, it must be treated aggressively, from the start. She had very swollen legs (swelling occurred over a matter of hours), lethargy, discomfort moving, swollen glands in neck.
                Recovered 100% within days of starting treatment.
                Best wishes - let us know how she does.
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                • #9
                  I hope she's fine in no time. The hospital will take good care of her.

                  The babies are so fragile. I was terrified something just like this would happen to my colt when I started his vaccinations in October.

                  Jingles for your filly!!!
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                  • #10
                    Sending mega jingles from FL!!!!
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                    • #11
                      More jingles for your girl!
                      Wishing her a speedy recovery.


                      • #12
                        Many jingles for your filly!
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                        • #13
                          Many JINGLES from Sugarbrook farm in Central Fl.
                          Good job acting quickly. Those young ones can go down hill so fast!! Keep us updated. We do care.
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                          • #14
                            Many jingles coming your filly's way from CA!
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                            • #15
                              Jingles and prayers coming your way. Please keep us informed.

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                              • #16
                                Jingles from Washington State too!!
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                                • #17
                                  Jingles from Maryland for your filly
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                                  • #18
                                    Jingles from Nevada! Hope all turns out well.
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                                    • #19
                                      jingles from SF!


                                      • #20
                                        PA jingles for your filly. Hopefully you'll post a good news update soon
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