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Friday 24th of November 2017

Aspiration Pneumonia

General information on Aspiration Pneumonia

Aspiration Pneumonia is a lung disorder that generally afflicts kittens and most especially those kittens that are orphaned. When a kitten is fed by tube and the tube is not positioned correctly the tube-fed formula can enter the lungs causing pneumonia and congestion. Aspiration Pneumonia may be the result of any inhaled foreign material.

Symptoms of Aspiration Pneumonia

Symptoms of Aspiration Pneumonia may include milk flowing out of the nose, difficulty breathing, congestion, coughing, fever and respiratory distress.

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Treatments for Aspiration Pneumonia

If you suspect Aspiration Pneumonia consult your vet immediately. Broad spectrum antibiotics may be used. Oxygen therapy may also be used in smaller animals.

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