Lapis ISSN 2398-2969

Tracheitis Owner Factsheet

Contributor(s): Jennifer Hamlin, Claire Speight

Tracheitis is a rare condition where the windpipe gets inflamed after an infection or irritant. It can result in difficulty breathing.

Normal endoscopic view of the trachea in a rabbit
©Stephen Hernandez-Divers BVetMed BSc DZooMed(reptiles) CBiol MIBiol MRCVS and Maud Lafortune DVM

What is tracheitis?

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What causes tracheitis?

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What are the signs?

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How will my vet diagnose the problem?

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Can my rabbit be treated?

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What can I do to help my rabbit recover?

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How can I prevent tracheitis?

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