Antibiotics for healing duck with bumblefoot.

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  1. Duck_life

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    Need suggestions with helping him get better. He had horrible bumble in both feet, had some triple antibiotic cream and rapped it up. I know, Epsom salt bath, bandage feet to prevent more infections. @Miss Lydia suggested oral antibiotics, so I'm looking for suggestions on what to use and the dosage. Any tips would help as well.
     
  2. casportpony

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    Can you post some pictures of the feet and his leg joints?
     
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    Not home right now, could def get some later though.
     
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    Screenshot 2019-11-22 at 8.57.10 AM.png This is his leg right before I got the scab off and got the core out, still just as swollen.
     
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    Do all of the joints move freely or are the stiff?
     
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    Stiff
     
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    well that's not good. I guess you could try some Baytril.
     
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    Alright, how much dosage? The swollen part is stiff, along with him just carrying it in general, rest just drags on the ground, I can def move it but it's hard and he can't pick it up in front of him.
     
  9. casportpony

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    Can you take him to a vet?
     
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    If it comes down to a vet trip it would be an option but my dog has a tumor and it's going to be pretty expensive so that'd be our last option..
     

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