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My dog is scratching s mouth and foaming last 2 days. I 't

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my dog is scratching his mouth and foaming for the last 2 days. I don't no what happen to him but he has been drinking lots of water. He just finish a bowl of chicken soup but I plan to take him to the animal hospital tomorrow for a visit.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i have decided not to go forward with this dog veterinarian Q/A online. This is not what i expected at all. You first ask me for $5.00 and next $14.00 and now a monthly ongoing relationship. I am not interested in this at all. Please do not charge my card. Thank you.
Expert:  Dr. John replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. From what you are describing, my primary concern would be some type of irritant to the mouth. It could be a toxin (chemical, plant, another animal), trauma, an allergic reaction or even a foreign body. You can try opening his mouth and looking in there. If possible, check the roof of his mouth and under the tongue. If you don't find foreign body, you can try to give him a little milk in case it is a toxic irritant. Milk can cause diarrhea in dog, but its basic properties can neutralize some toxins. Benadryl is usually safe to give to dogs as well as long as there aren't any other concurrent medical issues. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns. Hope this helps.

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