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I am Dr. Snow, and I can try and help you. Is Bailey on any medications from the other injury? Where on the leg is the swelling?
oh no! There could be lots of things going on there - you could try some cold packs with a thin towel between the cold pack and the skin.
I definitely agree with getting back in to the vet tomorrow to asses whether this is a musculoskeletal problem vs a systemic problem, like tick borne disease or allergic reaction.
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She could certainly have been a bit too active today, causing some inflammation in her right limb, especially since she has probably been bearing more weight on that leg lately with the recent injury in her other leg.
I think its unusual that there is swelling in multiple places though. That could indicate fluid build up, immune mediated arthritis, which affects multiple joints, or something like an allergic reaction.
X rays or bloodwork may be indicated here. At the very least, your vet could prescribe some anti inflammatories.
I understand your concern. Can you check her gums - make sure they are pink and moist? We don't usually see swelling in just one leg as a symptom of allergic reactions, but I can't rule it out because they can look like anything! I would assess her gums, make sure she is breathing normally, and able to move around comfortably.
You could also take her temperature rectally if you feel comfortable doing so.
normal temperature in a dog is anywhere from 98.5 - 102.5
Ok, that all sounds very promising. :) Please post back with any further questions/updates!
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How is Bailey today?