My Conure seems itchy

by Ashley

For the last two days or so my conure has been itching his nares and the side of his head a lot. He'll itch and itch until i have to tell him to stop because im worried he's going to hurt himself. When he itches his nares he does a little sneeze or two.

This morning his sneezing actually woke me up. He was just sneezing constantly and when i took him out and gave him some water he vomited it right back up. He isnt vomiting now but is still very very itchy around his ear hole and his nares.

My Vet is not in until tomorrow and im not sure if i should be waiting or if im just an over worried mama.

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Dec 29, 2009
Itchy conure
by: The Vet

This can wait until tomorrow, but you must see your vet tomorrow as early as possible. Give your bird a nice shower tonight, then go first thing in the morning. The shower will help to clear any debris that is in the nares. This could be serious, or not. Have him seen as soon as possible.

Dr B

Dec 28, 2009
Itchy Conure
by: Anonymous

Ashley, Elmo was doing the sneezing and sneezing and sneezing one time too. We hadn't had her very long and I just sort of went in to "mom panic" mode and stuck her head under running water! Only for a second or two. I thought perhaps something got lodged in a nare (seed or seed covering). Whatever, it worked! She shook her head gave off a real good sneeze to clear the water and that brought it to an end. Have no idea what caused it. Please let me know what you find out.

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