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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My 3. Yr old f lab has swelling left Side of face ...

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Hi. My 3. Yr old f lab has swelling left Side of face ... from under ear almost aroung to her cheek. Temp is 105.... no other s/s except she occasionally huffs forcefully on exhale. Like she trying to clear her windpipe... vet put her on antibiotic and feels its an abscess but not oral... im not sure I agree w her dx. Any ideas
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Gene replied 1 year ago.
Hi there!Couple of questions:Does she have an external wound over the swelling?Do you know if she had any testing done at the time of her visit, blood/x-rays, biopsy, etc?