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wound now has maggots

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by pysankigirl, Oct 18, 2015.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Yes, that's infection.

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  2. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Does it look sort of like this?
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  3. pysankigirl

    pysankigirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. That's what it looks like. The pockets are filling with it
    I suspected... that's why I was using the alcohol so much. How do I proceed?
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Can you get some chlorhexidine or betadine? And how about those pictures?

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  5. pysankigirl

    pysankigirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't post pictures for some reason. I did send you one via email, though. But it was after I'd cleaned it already.
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    When did you send it?

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  7. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

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    Don't use betadine, use a nolvasan product instead to rinse the wound. Just flushing with warm water is good, and then apply Silvadene, or triple antibiotic ointment if you have that. Make sure that the maggots and fly eggs are all gone, and check her vent area too. Immediately! Gently soak the scab off if there's pus and gunk under it, and then use the ointment. Mary
     
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  8. pysankigirl

    pysankigirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can re-send...
     
  9. pysankigirl

    pysankigirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just checked her vent and looks normal. No maggots, thank goodness. I don't think I can face that again tonight.
    I will get some silvadene tomorrow.
     
  10. pysankigirl

    pysankigirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is silvadene something you can get at a regular pharmacy or at tractor supply?
     

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