Tag Archives: Ferrous sulfate

Chronic Blood Loss

Chronic blood loss is uncommon in the horse but, when present, is most often secondary to gastrointestinal parasite infestation. Other sources of gastrointestinal blood loss include infiltrative diseases such as gastric squamous cell carcinoma or ulcers secondary to nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug toxicity. Urogenital bleeding secondary to neoplasia or infection is possible, and idiopathic urethral hemorrhage… Read More »

Small Intestinal Disease

Signs Diarrhea Diarrhea is an increase in fecal mass caused by an increase in fecal water and / or solid content. It is accompanied by an increase in frequency and / or fluidity and / or volume of feces. Yet it must be remembered that the absence of recognizable diarrhea does not preclude the possibility… Read More »

Autoimmune Anemia And Thrombocytopenia

Definition and cause Autoimmune anemia and thrombocytopenia are the result of increased destruction or decreased production of red blood cells or platelets. While the literature cites many causes for both diseases, such as destruction by antibodies, infectious agents, exposure to antigens, neoplasia and tick borne diseases, the basic mechanism of action is an exaggerated immune… Read More »