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Dr Marta Lepes
Dr Marta Lepes, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  Owner, practitioner, Owner at Hilo Veterinary Clinic, Inc, Vetmed Hawaii
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My name is ***** *****. My dog just got fixed almost two

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Customer: Hi my name is ***** *****. My dog just got fixed almost two weeks ago. Her incision site got infected but is not on the mend. She had recently well this is the second time in about a five day period that I have noticed a thick brown discharge from her vulva. I am unsure what this is. The vet did say she was still somewhat in heat when she fixed her. But on the downslope and she did start to go into heat on Nov. 6th. Could it be pyometria? It has no smell. She has an appetite is drinking water eating and lots of energy. What could it be?
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 10 months ago.

Hello,

My name is***** and I will help you.

Pyometria is an infection of the uterus. But she was spayed, so she doesn't have a uterus.

However, there can be some discharge from the vulva for a few days, especially if she was in heat.

If her incision is infected and not healing properly take her back to your vet to check it and put her on antibiotics.

Don't wait. Do it now to prevent complications .

If you have any questions - even after the rating - I will be here for two more hours.

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 10 months ago.

I hope that you have decided to return to your vet. She needs those antibiotics.

Dr Marta

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 10 months ago.

Please let me know how your dog is doing.

I hope that you took her back to your vet and that she is on antibiotics.

Dr Marta