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Old 01-31-2018, 09:52 PM
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My avian have told me to clean my budgie foot with peroxide and then apply a cream for the treatment of bumble foot. I have been following that procedure for a month and I have checked that my budgies foot area feather have stained yellow and the vet said that perhaps some peroxide fall into their feathers so I want to know if this will improve with time . If I should worried about this? If this will change in next molt? I feel sad about this. Could you please help me or give your opinion?


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Don't' know exactly what the reaction between the peroxide (which is commonly used as a bleaching agent) and anything you're putting on the foot, but the bottom line is that with your budgie's next molt, his stained feathers will be replaced by new feathers with normal coloring. Rest assured,
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I also think it could be some dried cream. I hold my budgie in a towel and sometimes she moves her feet so I apply the cream to her feet while holding in with the towel so perhaps as she shrinks her feet to her body . It could be that yes some cream got into his feather


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Don't' know exactly what the reaction between the peroxide (which is commonly used as a bleaching agent) and anything you're putting on the foot, but the bottom line is that with your budgie's next molt, his stained feathers will be replaced by new feathers with normal coloring. Rest assured,


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I hate to use peroxide . I think I will wash her feet with water and apply cream I don’t know


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Is the vet you use an Avian Vet?

For bumblefoot, I would recommend soaking the feet in water infused with Epsom Salts rather than using peroxide.

The feet should be completely dried before applying any antibiotic cream.

https://www.talkbudgies.com/articles-...ure-sores.html

Symptoms and Treatment of Bumblefoot

The stains will disappear when the feathers are molted and new feathers grow in.

To remove stains on feathers, you can use "Renu" Contact Lens Solution.
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Is the vet you use an Avian Vet?

For bumblefoot, I would recommend soaking the feet in water infused with Epsom Salts rather than using peroxide.

The feet should be completely dried before applying any antibiotic cream.

https://www.talkbudgies.com/articles-...ure-sores.html

Symptoms and Treatment of Bumblefoot

The stains will disappear when the feathers are molted and new feathers grow in.

To remove stains on feathers, you can use "Renu" Contact Lens Solution.


Yes. My budgie’s vet is an avian one
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