Help! Rabbit with possible ear infection

D and L Meadows

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My four month old Holland Lop doe seems to have inner ear infection. Head tilted, ear up, some balance issues. Vet put her on Baytril, 2x per day orally for a week. It doesn't seem to have done much. And of course, it has to be my special tort vm doe with blue eyes....
I had another doe do this a while back with same symptoms and vet put her on Baytril as well and it cleared up. Thinking she may need something stronger? She is still eating and drinking fine, eyes and nose clear, acts fine, can't see anything in her ear. Any suggestions?
 

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Just thought I'd give an update for anyone who may have the same problem later..
I have put her on .25cc of penicillin G every day and she seems to be improving. She'll probably have to be on for two weeks. She weights 3.2 lbs.
 

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My four month old Holland Lop doe seems to have inner ear infection. Head tilted, ear up, some balance issues. Vet put her on Baytril, 2x per day orally for a week. It doesn't seem to have done much. And of course, it has to be my special tort vm doe with blue eyes....
I had another doe do this a while back with same symptoms and vet put her on Baytril as well and it cleared up. Thinking she may need something stronger? She is still eating and drinking fine, eyes and nose clear, acts fine, can't see anything in her ear. Any suggestions?
A case of an inner ear infection in a dwarf rabbit has been successfully treated with ciprofloxacin. Combined antibiotic therapies such as enrofloxacin/chloramphenicol, or marbofloxacin/penicillin can be administered.
 
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