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Inflamed belly and rear legs like allergic reaction no bumps

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Inflamed belly and rear legs like allergic reaction no bumps present, no enlarged stomach but can't walk and rear leg held up and shaky. What could this be?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 months ago.
Can you clarify for me what you're seeing, please? Is it her skin that's inflamed (erythematous/reddened) or are her legs swollen (edematous), instead? Does "can't walk" imply that she's paretic (weak), paralyzed, or reluctant to do so?

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