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11 yr old shih tzu.spuratic tummy spasms..labored breatjing

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11 yr old shih tzu.spuratic tummy spasms..labored breatjing when that is taking place..cold tongue..just started 6 hrs ago
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Lexie
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lexie?
Customer: No
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 5 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 5 months ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on Lexie, please?

Regrettably, episodic "tummy spasms, labored breathing, and cold tongue" are nonspecific and nondiagnostic symptoms.

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