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My rabbit have front leg inflamation. Need

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Hello..My rabbit have front leg inflamation. Need antibiotics..Which antibiotics I can use and how I can get it?
JA: Hi there. I'll do all I can to help. How long has the rabbit's leg been inflamed?
Customer: Today is day 4
JA: When was the rabbit last seen by a vet?
Customer: My rabbit is 4 years old. Never been problems before and we not see the doctor this 4 years. She absolutelt was fine.
JA: What's the rabbit's name?
Customer: Puuka
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: No...just need finish this infection with some antibiotics.
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: Vet
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
How I can get antibiotics?
Expert:  Linda Simon replied 10 days ago.

Hi there, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet.

Inflammation does not necessarily require antibiotics, but an infection usually will.

What type (e.g. cream / liquid) and which ones, would depend on the type of infection present.

So, we would need to have Puuka assessed by the vet. If an infection is present, it would ideally be swabbed and analysed so we know which bacteria are there and which antibiotics will work.

Unfortunately, online vets cannot issue prescriptions or medicines. It MUST be a vet who has physically seen Puuka, examined the leg and weighed Puuka to determine appropriate dose.

I hope this is all ok?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Ok..thanks
Expert:  Linda Simon replied 10 days ago.

No problem at all and sorry I couldn't be of more help. Any more questions, just let me know.

Expert:  Linda Simon replied 4 days ago.

Hi there, how is Puuka getting on?