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My dog has pyometra. Receiving prostaglandin treatment with

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Hello Rebecca! My dog has pyometra. Receiving prostaglandin treatment with antibiotics. But there is nothing coming out as discharge. That's worries me. Does that mean it doesn't work for her? Thank you very much
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 11 months ago.

Hello,

I am sorry to hear she has a pyometra.

I have personally not had much luck with the prostaglandin/antibiotic treatment. I have read that it can work, but it is not 100%. And, the next time she goes into heat she is likely to get pyometra again even if it does work this time.

I usually give the prostaglandins a few days or so and then Xray or ultrasound the uterus. If it is still full of pus, it might be time to consider spaying her.

I hope she starts to respond. If this does turn into a closed pyometra, she will become sick: not eating, vomiting, etc.

Let me know how she is doing.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 11 months ago.

I hope you were able to see my answer. How is she doing? Can I help with anything else?

Expert:  Rebecca replied 11 months ago.
Hi Natalia,
I'm just following up on our conversation about 1,5 Years. How is everything going?
Rebecca
Expert:  Rebecca replied 11 months ago.

How is your dog doing?

Expert:  Rebecca replied 11 months ago.

Did the prostaglandins ever help, or did she have to have surgery?

I would like to hear how she is doing!