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Yellow color discharge from huskeys lady part

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Yellow color discharge from huskeys lady part
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 14 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 14 days ago.

Gary, if your Husky X was in heat 1-3 months ago, that yellow discharge is likely to be pus rolling out of her uterus, through her vagina, and out her vulva and would indicate an open pyometra (infectious endometritis). She would then need to be spayed which should be curative. Please let me know when she was in heat last.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
She was in heat about a month ago . Her Virginia looks swollen there is no antibiotics to fix this, thank you Sir.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 13 days ago.

Thank you for the additional information. Antibiotics alone won't cure these dogs but antibiotics are prescribed as part of medical treatment which is indicated to preserve future female fertility and the ability to produce offspring. In addition to antibiotics, prostaglandin F-2alpha in conjunction with a dopamine agonist or a progesterone receptor antagonist is used for that purpose. Please discuss this medical treatment with her vet. It's not commonly used.

Please continue our conversation if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 11 days ago.
Hi Gary,

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

Dr. Michael Salkin