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Cn i use gentian violet in my dog mouth, My dog has cancer

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cn i use gentian violet in my dog mouth
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with your dog?
Customer: My dog has cancer and she is bleeding from a growth in her mouth
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Customer: Is it dangerous to use gentian violet in my dogs mouth?
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr Scott Nimmo replied 4 months ago.

Hello and welcome,

This is just a quick note to let you know that I am locked on to your question and am working on it now.

I am a small animal vet with many years experience with dogs and rest assured I will do my best to answer your question to your satisfaction today. You can expect a written reply sometime within the next five to ten minutes or so.

We also have the option to talk things over by telephone or via an internet service such as Skype. Please get back to me if this is more convenient for you. { There is a small extra charge for phone calls }

Regards,

Dr Scott

Expert:  Dr Scott Nimmo replied 4 months ago.

Hello again

Sorry to hear about your dog's condition, however I have worked out an answer for you below ...

1. Gentian Violet is an old fashioned sort of remedy, but in my experience it is safe to use in the mouth when applied to the oral lesion in small amounts with a swab.

2. This link confirms that it can be used for human in this fashion : LINK

I hope I have covered your question fully enough but if you would like further clarification or to talk things over a bit more then I will be on-line for the next hour or so and I will be more than pleased to continue working with you.

Regards,

Dr Scott

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Expert:  Dr Scott Nimmo replied 4 months ago.

Hello again,

I am just checking back in to see how your dog is getting on after our recent dialogue concerning the use of gentian violet ...

Please get back to me and let me know how things are going.

Regards,

Dr Scott

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