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Old March 7th, 2010, 09:25 AM
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I'm so sorry you and Timon are going through this, jacqueline-a.

Likely the scope is a rhinoscope? It's a tube they pass up into the nasal cavity through the nostril that allows them to have a look around and take samples. They might be able to flush the cavity, as well--if the inflammation/cloudiness/bleeding is from some foreign object, that may dislodge it.

If he starts showing signs of discomfort (pawing at his nose, for instance, or being more lethargic than usual) you might want to ask your vet about an NSAID. There is still a risk of more bleeding with them, but they don't seem to be quite as hard on the body as steroids are. he won't need them!

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Give Timon a big hug for me out in the sun, k?
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