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Colic, Simple Intestinal Gas or Spasm

This may be the horse that has a single bout of abdominal pain and responds well to a shot of flunixin (Banamine) or other medication, or simply resolves without treatment.

On the other hand, this fallback diagnosis might be confused with a whole variety of other conditions causing abdominal pain.

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Author: Doug Thal DVM Dipl. ABVP


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