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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Bird Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience
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Ive been away week and came home to find my parrotlet

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Ive been away for a week and came home to find my parrotlet very sick
She has a lump on her belly and has pulled out her feathers... can you help?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 7 months ago.
I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. How old is your parrotlet, please? Is the "lump" on or under her skin? Is she an egg layer? Where on her body has she picked/plucked out her feathers? Over the lump? Has she been eating? Are her droppings normal? Are there any other abnormal symptoms?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
She died last night... Thank you for your response. :😓
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 7 months ago.
My condolences for your loss. I appreciate your taking the time to let me know. You may receive an inappropriate follow-up from the site ostensibly sent by me. It wasn't and I apologize in advance should you receive it.

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