Panting, fever, muscle soreness, coughing, neurological

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Panting, fever, muscle soreness, coughing, neurological

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  • Symptons are fever and wierd panting
  • Epm and excessive urination

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    09-28-2012, 12:02 AM
Panting, fever, muscle soreness, coughing, neurological

My 2yr old is not himself. Started out about 14 days ago with cough and nasal discharge, then got really weird acting, shows symptoms of epm at times, frequent urination, trouble getting hind end up, crossed his hind legs a couple of times, shifts weight back and forth on hind legs, really sluggish please help
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    09-28-2012, 12:15 AM
Green Broke
Tell these things to your vet if you haven't already. That's some serious stuff going on.
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    09-28-2012, 12:16 AM
Have you called the vet? What did they say?
    09-28-2012, 12:18 AM
Green Broke
Does he smell like fish?
    09-28-2012, 12:34 AM
Give your vet a call. I wouldn't even think of going to a forum before a vet if my horse was showing these symptoms!
Pick up the phone, dial the number, and ask for their advice.
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    09-28-2012, 01:25 PM

I've already been to my track vet. Did blood work white cells were a little high gave me some metronidazole tabs. He had already been on genticin 2 weeks.his stall does have funny odor not sure what it reminds me of.
    09-28-2012, 09:43 PM
What is metronidazole? And what is genticin?

Surely, the vet had more information and ideas than just that the WBC is high? If not, I would be calling another vet.
    09-28-2012, 09:49 PM
Are there any other ill horses in the area? Hn 1 ? Hope he gets well soon.
The antibiotics could make his urine smell. Have you had his liver and kidneys checked?
    09-28-2012, 09:50 PM
Natisha ... what's with the fish smell ?? Is there some disease that makes them smell like fish ?
    09-28-2012, 09:53 PM
Green Broke
Originally Posted by NorthernMama    
What is metronidazole? And what is genticin?

Surely, the vet had more information and ideas than just that the WBC is high? If not, I would be calling another vet.
Those are both antibiotics.

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