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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience.
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My cat has been back and forth from the vet weeks. They

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Hello,
My cat has been back and forth from the vet for two weeks. They sasejust had imflammation in chest gave her covenia,and potassium. Another vet gave her metcam and thought is was a sprain.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. There's too much disparity between "inflammation in the chest" and a "sprain" to know just what Crissie's problem is. I can understand dosing her with an antibiotic (Convenia) if infection were diagnosed in her chest cavity but prescribing potassium would indicate a potassium deficiency as might be seen with chronic renal insufficiency. Can you tell me, please, what Crissie's symptoms were that prompted her being attended to by two vets? Have either X-rays or diagnostics in the form of blood and urine tests been performed?