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We have a geriatric cat of unknown age (rescue) who had a

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We have a geriatric cat of unknown age (rescue) who had a long overdue dental and several teeth pulled. Prior to the surgery he had an affected purr, kind of a wheezy purr - but only when he purred. Post surgery a few weeks now and he continues not to be able to eat, wants too but just gives up after a few minutes. He continues to loose weight. We've tried the gammet of food options, he had antibiotics post surgery, and our vet reran his bloodwork - still perfectly normal. He suggested we try a round of steriod/B12 injections, but without any change. Last night I noticed a little blood discharging from his nose, not continuously, more like a sinus irritation. His eyes are also weepy. Do you have any suggestions?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. John replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. I do have a few questions for you to better assess your situation.

Has he been sneezing at all?

Has your vet been able to do a full oral exam on him again since the dental cleaning? In most cases, with cats, this may include sedation?

Any x-rays of the sinuses or nasal passages done?

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