My 18 year old Blue and Gold Macaw became sick Aug 14,2010. Numerous trips to my Avian Vet and over the past 1 1/2 years he has been on: Metacam, Albuterol, Trimeth/Sulfa, Ciprofloxacin, Itraconazole, Gentamicin and saline nebulizer.
March 2011 he was diagnosed with Aspergillosis. After 4 1/2 month treatment with Itraconazole via nebulizer and 3 weeks Gentamicin his lungs are clear.
He continues to have breathing issues; I can best describe it as like a child who needs to blow their nose. That's how he sounds. His nares are clear, I have had them x-rayed. But he sounds congested. When he wakes up in the mornings he has flem in his mouth that needs to be cleared.
Any input would be greatly appreciated.