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Hello. Thanks for writing in. My name is***** and I would be happy to help you. I do have a couple of questions to see if I can better assess your situation.
Is she eating?
Any vomiting or diarrhea?
When you mentioned that she has a "cold", what signs are you seeing?
Thanks for the information. I do want to get a couple more pieces of information from you. How long has she had the cough? Do you know what injections she received?
Thanks for the information. You will get that metallic smell usually from bleeding from somewhere. It could be from bleeding gums due to dental problems, some bleeding in the stomach or even from the respiratory passages. If she has had a chronic cough for a couple months, that can cause a lot of irritation to the trachea. You can also get some bleeding from an ulcer in the stomach or small intestinal tract. I would expect some vomiting and/or lack of appetite, though. Either way, if the metallic aroma is new, it would be concerning enough for me to have your vet check her out soon. If she hasn't had any recheck blood work or chest x-rays, that would definitely be a good idea to get done. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns. Hope this helps.
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