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We were told our dog has an auto immune desease was doing well

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We were told our dog has an auto immune desease was doing well til the antibiotic ran out still on prednisone? should we get a second oppion?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 5 months ago.
Hello, I am sorry to hear you are worried about Taylor. My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help. What autoimmune disease was she diagnosed with? There are many, affecting the blood cells, skin, kidneys, and glands. I see she has a high white blood cell count; do you know her red blood cell count? It will help me to know what tests (apart from the blood counts) were done so far. If she has a high white cell count, and responded at first to antibiotics, this could be an infection. I would probably start her back on antibiotics. Getting back with your first veterinarian for more antibiotics and testing might be a good idea, but getting a second opinion is always a good idea if your dog is not doing well. Let me know what else I can answer and help with and how she is doing.
Expert:  Rebecca replied 5 months ago.
How is Taylor doing? I hope you were able to see my answer.

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