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Harley 9 year old gsd, slowed in eating, slight cough, lays

Harley 9 year old white gsd, slowed in eating, slight cough, lays down, acts disoriented, a little wobbly when she walks, eats pureed chicken and rice ok, drinks water ok, goes potty, but has no bm in few days- vet came yesterday gave penicillin shot, 10 days of clindamycin, thinks some type of oral infection, bleeding gums, lot of salivaJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name?Customer: HarleyJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Harley?Customer: no

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Dr. Meghan Denney

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

1,970 satisfied customers
Got disconnected earlier, He is drooling intermitantly from

Got disconnected earlierJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?Customer: He is drooling intermitantly from left jowl. Has red watery eyes. Has been off balance. He also shakes his head violently like he is smacking them against his headJA: The Veterinarian will know what to do with the drooling. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?Customer: Right jowl

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Katie Volat

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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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Thank you for offering this service! Basically, my question

Greetings! ...and thank you for offering this service!Basically, my question is this...Can a tooth infection or periodontal disease or gingivitis are seizures in a dog?Backstory...I have a Dalmatian that turned 12 in October 2016. Every year I schedule her check up around her birthday, and during her last check up in October her blood work came back absolutely normal which my veterinarian remarked about considering her age. She also had to be sedated to have her x-rayed to monitor her arthritis in her lower back where her vertebrae meet the pelvis. While she was under sedation I had them clean her teeth because her breath was absolutely Rancid. Her breath odor immediately improved after that, but shortly after the first of the year the bad breath returned and she started having seizures. My veterinarian put her on phenobarbital and after a week to 10 days the seizures stopped. (at least none have been observed since then) Her breath is again rancid smelling and very acrid. She has also started do bleed from our gums and have excessive drooling. My veterinarian suggested to brush your teeth hand I have been brushing her teeth with baking soda dissolved in water and with a little hydrogen peroxide, but after a day the odor returns. I took her in again for another exam and my veterinarian saw some inflammation on her gums and on her upper palate back towards her throat. I am wondering if her seizures could be caused by an infection in her mouth... or if the issues with her mouth is a secondary issue completely unrelated. I plan on taking her to CSU veterinary school in Fort Collins Colorado as soon as I get my tax return to see what they can determine. My vet suggested I take her there to possibly get a CAT scan or an MRI of her brain because he suspected a tumor was causing the seizures. I'm sad to say the cost of that is cost-prohibitive but I want them to address the issue of her bleeding gums and bad breath and hopefully we can at least get that problem taken care of. I am probably grasping at straws but could there be any correlation or causation from her mouth problems and her seizures?Regards,Mike Stone

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Dr. Altman

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Doctoral Degree

19,100 satisfied customers
My 13yr old dachsund started bleeding badly from his mouth

My 13yr old dachsund started bleeding badly from his mouth and then it just quit after about 30 mins. I just got back home with him because Dr didnt have a clue what could be wrong except maybe an abscessed tooth,there was one bad tooth with nerve exposed in the very back. My concern is , why the sudden onset of bleeding from his mouth, and then quit? Dr wasnt convinced about abscess and I'm not since dr never felt of abdomen or looked anywhere except in his mouth. What could it be besides that Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: the blood was bright red and dripping from inside his mouth like a faucet dripping,also had some clots come out and one was rather large. he seems to be real tired

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Dr Marta Lepes

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My small 15lb terrier mix may have eaten a20 MG xarelto

My small 15lb terrier mix may have eaten a20 MG xarelto blood thinner tablet just now. What should I do?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the terrier will be able to digest that. What is the terrier's name and age?Customer: Coco age 1 year.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Coco?Customer: Nothing been healthy.

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

26,838 satisfied customers
I have a 4 1/2 month old german shepherd. He was acting

Hi. I have a 4 1/2 month old german shepherd. He was acting anxious like he had to pee when he really didnt. The vet did a urine culture and prescribed simplecef. He's been taking it since Wed 11/30. He is increasingly agitated, linking everything, and is peeing in the house, jumping up on furniture. It's hard to hold his leash. Is the medication causingbthus? He is also using Fortifloura and just finished taking an antibiotic to help keep his stool firm.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name?Customer: DexterJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Dexter?Customer: He's been a very good puppy, calm, sweet until now. We love him so much. We're concerned.

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Dr. Altman

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

19,100 satisfied customers
She had some bloody spots on the bed, but I did not see any

she had some bloody spots on the bed, but I did not see any areas on her that were bleeding.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Betty and she is 6 years old.JA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about Betty?Customer: No.

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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Are extremely old chow l is slowly losing his teeth and

Are extremely old chow l is slowly losing his teeth and experiencing mouth pain we've given him soft food to eat but we'd like to add something for his pain.any ideas?

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Rebecca

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

23,778 satisfied customers
My 18# ***** ***** just ate one of my xarelto tablets. What

My 18# ***** ***** just ate one of my xarelto tablets. What should I do?JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if Russell will be able to digest that. How old is Russell?Customer: 9 monthsJA: Anything else I can tell the Veterinarian before I connect you two?Customer: noJA: I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and connect you two.

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Dr. Kara

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26,838 satisfied customers
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