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I have a 10 year old female who has had tooth decay and

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I have a 10 year old female who has had tooth decay and possible gum issues. We adopted her 2 years ago. Moments ago her gums started bleeding. What do you recommend to stop the bleeding. Thanks
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

1) Can you see where the bleeding is originating?
2) Is there a dental cleaning scheduled for her with the known tooth decay?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.

From her gums. We had her teeth cleaned two years ago. It also appears she has a fever

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 2 months ago.

Can you obtain a rectal temperature on her and let me know what it is?