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My dog threw up twice and both sides of her mouth are puffy

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My dog threw up twice and both sides of her mouth are puffy and swollen. The swelling doesn't seem to be making breathing difficult but I'm still worried.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did your dog eat anything unusual?
Customer: I think she got some french fries about hrs ago but just noticed this within the last hour or so
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your dog?
Customer: Nope. She's totally healthy other than this
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 4 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has she had these signs?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking or vomiting?

Can she keep water down?

Are her gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, does she have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

Could she have eaten something she should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, etc)?

Has she had any diarrhea?