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Dr. Loretta, Horse Veterinarian
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My Morgan gelding started having diarrhea last night and still

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My Morgan gelding started having diarrhea last night and still has it today. He is eating fine and drinking water. He had no fever and seems otherwise normal. What can I do to stop the diarrhea ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Horse Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 2 years ago.
Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.
The first thing to try is to give Buddy a wormer such as Ivermectin since this can be a cause for this. An acute diarrhea may be due to parasites, Giardia or coccidia or a bacterial component. You can worm Buddy and give Pepto Bismol at 60 cc every 8 hrs if this is a minor digestive disturbance.
If these do not help, continue with the probiotics but take a sample of the stool to your vet for analysis to be sure we have not missed something.
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Expert:  Dr. Loretta replied 2 years ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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