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Is it favus? Please HELP!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chicken0Boy, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. Chicken0Boy

    Chicken0Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok, so my roo has 2 white powdery spots on him, and a few black spots. At first I thought it was just picking but then I saw the white spots. He is very lively, poop is normal, and he still hangs out with everyone. I also have a hen with a few black spots on her. She acts normal though. They are both about a year old. So, here are my questions!

    1.Is this favus or just picking?
    2.I have some Nystatin...can I use it on them if it is favus?

    Thanks in advance!
     
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2011
  2. Chicken0Boy

    Chicken0Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    bump....... [​IMG]
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I can't believe Nystatin would do any harm; it's a pretty benign drug and I've never heard of an allergy to it. I would.
     
  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    You know, when you bump your own thread, it registers as a reply, so it won't show up in unanswered posts. Then when some of us go through the unanswered posts to see if we can help someone, it doesn't show up. The only reason I saw this is I left the computer about two hours ago and left it on BYC.
     
  5. Chicken0Boy

    Chicken0Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh, didnt know that thank you though! [​IMG] I guess I will use the Nystatin tomorrow.
     
  6. dweder

    dweder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm pretty sure I am dealing with the same thing right now, so I found an over the counter anti-fungal cream. I just went out in the dark and put it on the spots, hoping to keep it on them for at least the next 8 hours.
     
  7. Chicken0Boy

    Chicken0Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am going to start the nystatin tomorrow. Wish me luck! [​IMG]
     

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