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Hi Dr. Ann,
Thanks for your information. Are you saying the trauma is not outside force? Like someone hitting it hard on the gum area? Can you explain more on the underlying cause, what are they typically?
What color is it for the liquid drawn from the salivary gland cyst? (You have keep drawing it as the cyst keeps filling with the salivary).
I see so outside force. Does it have to hit really hard to make it happen? And the saliva will fill in hours right? When you say pink, it is like light pink, or it could be vivid beautiful pink?
I see. And then it will keep filling. The only way to stop it is surgery. Right? Thanks,
Thanks. Also lots of cases of benedryl and convenia causing seizure have been reported. But why for veterinarian, there is no official warning of these side effects?
Hmm interesting, many people (consumer end) have talked about the unknown natures of benadryl and how tricky and dangerous it can be sometimes and causing seizure etc. Convenia is not safe too and has caused death.
But when it comes to veterinarian, they always say it is fine, it is safe, they never heard it causes any problem.
I wonder if it is because the veterinarian field just haven't made it official yet to record its deadly nature yet.
Sometimes there are not so safe drugs still being used even it is controversial. I am not exactly sure about benadryl and convenia. But there are definitely controversial drugs out there being used, till it was eventually or officially banned I guess.
No problem. Let me think about it. If I do, you can answer it tomorrow and that is not a problem at all.
Ok another question is, the vet prescribed benadryl to my dog for no reason. And even I asked the vet to explain why, it never responded to the question. In this case, what should I do?
The Benadryl was given for no reason except 'claimed' reasons. The very second the vet saw the dog's belly, it immediately claims it is red and has allergy. The vet didn't even touch the pet or exam the vet while sitting away from the dog, and given that the claim was made so quickly(exactly the second it sees the belly), plus the belly is having a normal color and no sign of itching. The claim was entirely false.
And as we discussed already, many consumers are aware Benadryl is not that safe in fact.
What is even more, I told the vet the dog has allergy spray at home that I could use for the belly, just as I finished saying this, the vet right away told the technician to prescribe Benadryl. I almost passed out at the moment.
My instinct told me something quite weird was going on but my logic brain told me to listen to the so called 'expert'. What a mistake! Of course, psychologist will tell you it is the instinct that is telling you the truth. With life experience gained, instinct is also the one who tells the truth before evidence has ever been identified.
Thanks for the info and I appreciate your help along the way. Unfortunately sometimes the truth might not be what every vet want to hear even enough fact has been given that the benadryl was given for no reason. And the "inherent distrust of doctors and medications" has no base to back on.
As a matter of fact, the majority of the vets will cover each other up. But nothing changes the fact the benadryl was given for no reason. If there is a solid reason, the vet itself would have answered the question already.