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What is the treatment and prognosis for a 2-1/2 year old

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What is the treatment and prognosis for a 2-1/2 year old male yorkie diagnosed with a pelvic bladder?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 6 months ago.

Barbara, the initial treatment, if there UTI (urinary tract infection) is antibiotics.

He most likely had this all of his life.

To definitely diagnose requires either a ultrasound or a contrast x=ray of the bladder.

Sometimes it can be surgically corrected by pulling the bladder back into the abdomen.

But without more information and imaging asking for a prognosis is unrealistic.

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 6 months ago.

I wish I could give you a prognosis. But each case is unique.

See what your vet recommends after the UTI clears up.

An early sign can be urinary dribbling along with a UTI.

You vet is the best source of a prognosis.

Can i help you with more questions? We can continue if you wish.

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Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 6 months ago.
Hi Barbara Moss,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Barbara Moss. How is everything going?

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