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    Re: Sick and swollen Oriental fire bellied toad

    Update: after seven days' treatment with metronidazole and frusol daily, there's no improvement. Eye is still cloudy, frog still swollen up, still swimming in circles (maybe a little less). There's...
  2. FBT (Bombina sp.) Spinning neurological illness (circling, turning, swimming in circles)

    Compulsive spinning behaviour in fire bellied toads.

    Since two of my three fire bellied toads are suffering from peculiar circling behaviour, I have trawelled this section of Frog Forum for...
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    Re: Sick and swollen Oriental fire bellied toad

    Thanks for your concern, and yes, I hope there is good improvement. Alas I think a full recovery is a little unlikely. I've had these three toads since 2005 and I think they'll never be their younger...
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    Re: Sick and swollen Oriental fire bellied toad

    I thought I had already updated this thread; I certainly wrote out a long response before now and it seems to have vanished into the aether. Here it is again, approximately.

    After a conversation...
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    Re: Sick and swollen Oriental fire bellied toad

    So after a (60) trip to the vet the toad concerned is now on a regimen of diuretics and antibiotics. I'm to give it, orally, 0.5ml daily of both: frusol solution (50mg/5ml per ml) and metronidazole...
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    Re: Sick and swollen Oriental fire bellied toad

    Thanks, I was leaning that way anyway. It certainly is miserable. I have rung round a couple of local vets trying to find one competent with amphibians and managed to get an email address for one to...
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    Sick and swollen Oriental fire bellied toad

    Hi all,

    New to the forum; here for advice on a sick pet.

    I have three Oriental fire-bellied toads and one is very sick. In fact I'm worried about two of them, one a lot more so. Both of these...
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