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My dog is having extreme discomfort, Sorry, I sent that

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My dog is having extreme discomfort
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with your dog?
Customer: Sorry, I sent that before I meant to. His rear end is really bothering him. He keeps flopping around, trying to get to it. When I scratch or or gently rub his anus, it helps, but as soon as I stop, he's flopping around again
JA: I'm trying to find the right Veterinarian for you right now. As soon as they are ready, I will let you know.
Customer: Thank you
JA: Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Bentley, 5
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Bentley?
Customer: No, this is the first time he's had any issues
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Craig Fujioka replied 3 months ago.

Greeting: Sorry your pup is in discomfort. Is he trying to lick at his anus or scooting around on his anus as though it is itchy?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
he's trying to do both. My girlfriend and I looked at it, and it looks as though he may have a hemmorhoid. We've tried witch hazel, but it hasn't gotten better.
Expert:  Craig Fujioka replied 3 months ago.

Is the swelling just off to the side of the anus? or directly on the anus tissue.

Expert:  Craig Fujioka replied 3 months ago.

Can you google anal gland abscess images and see if it looks like those images?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Directly on the tissue. I can attach a picture if that would help
Expert:  Craig Fujioka replied 3 months ago.

A picture would be very helpful to get a better idea of what is going on

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