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My dog has had Blood work done,the results of test showed

My dog has had Blood work done,the results of test showed positive for Antiplasma Phagocytophilum. she shows no signs. Would it cause her any harm to have her treated?

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Dr. Michael Salkin

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About 1.5 months ago, I noticed a big firm lump between my

About 1.5 months ago, I noticed a big firm lump between my dog's front toes, it's slightly red but not ulcerate or bleeding, took her to vet who prescribed a week of antibiotics as she suspect it might be foreign object that caused an infection, and said if it doesn't get better then she will need to cut it open. So after a week of antibiotic it is still the same, but then I started applying turmeric and coconut oil paste based on a suggestion from a holistic vet, it started to shrink in size, almost invisible to the naked eyes now but not completely gone as I can still feel a small sesame seed size lump, but it didn't get any bigger so I chose to wait and see. And about two days ago I notice two more lumps appearing on the same webbing area between the same toes, it's smaller than the one before but feels quite similar, semi-firm lump. Her nails and paw all looks fine, no limping, no swelling or loss of nails etc, and she doesn't seem to be too bothered by it, hardly see her lick. so I'm not sure if this could be a bacteria-based Interdigital furuncles or some sort of tumor, but can cancerous tumor appear as multiple lumps in same location?Please see link for pic as its too big to attach on here, the first picture is the old lump 1.5 months ago, second picture shows how it's almost gone now, together with the two new lumps next to her toe on the webbing.http://a68.tinypic.com/2unuaz9.jpghttp://a66.tinypic.com/2e21h4w.jpg

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My lab is sneezing with "" coming out of s nose and he seems

My lab is sneezing with green "snot" coming out of his nose and he seems to be trying to cough something up. Have tried many antibiotics and nothing has worked. Suggestions?

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I have a near 5 year old maltese - 5 lbs. He started having

I have a near 5 year old maltese - 5 lbs. He started having seizures 2 weeks ago - tonic clonic and difficult to get under control. Has needed anesthesia to stop seizures. He is now on Phenobarbitol and Zonisamide. On Sat eve he got into the garbage (the phenobarb has made him a food fanatic). I cannot tell you what he ate or did not eat. Monday went to vet as he was lethargic and "wobbly" when walking. No vomiting or diarrhea. Was eating / drinking some but not normally. Stomach was abnormally enlarged. Feces was normal appearing. Monday dx was an ulcer. He was anemic based on prior labs from initial seizures - near 2 weeks prior. X-ray with nothing prominent. No signs of pancreatitis - liver and kidney functions good. Started him on carafate, pepcid and an anitnausea med that is now gone. Today I thought he was getting better as he was up walking around minimally on his own. This evening he will not walk, won't eat or drink, is lethargic, yips when picked up or moves. Eyes are glossy. Stomach is distended but not as it was on Monday. No panting. Urine appears fine, no stool today

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I have a rescue dog that was diagnosed with Lyme disease. I

I have a rescue dog that was diagnosed with Lyme disease. I have had her for 2 nights now and in those 2 nights she has only gone pee once and poop once. It's has been almost 24 hrs since she last did. I had talked to the vet about it this morning and he didn't seem worried. She drinks and is eating and is on doxycycline twice a day. I'm ConcernedJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?JA: OK. Got it. 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 then connect you two.

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Was typing, a question in another computer and I was denied

was typing , a question in another computer and I was denied access. I am writing this againMy dog is 10-11 year old female boxer/ab mix. She had been boarded at the Vet over the weekend. She had a couple of lumps that I asked to have checked.When a biopsy was done ( these were determined to be begnin) The vet noticed continue bleeding in these spots on Saturday. She has episode last Sept , in which her immune system was destroying her red blood cells and platelets. I was told that this was idiopathic thrombocytopenia. She recovered after three months of prednisone.Today when I picked her up ( I wanted to pick her up , I thought she would be more comfortable at home).She was given a prednisone shot at the office today, and I was given antibiotic and prednisone orally to give her. I was told to bring her back tomorrow if she could not keep the prednisone down. She has Urinated x2 with blood and vomited 3x with blood. She will not eat , so the only thing that she has vomited is blood. I am wondering if there is not something else that could be done. I know the symptoms she is having is a symptom of cancer or leukemia. Would she be a candidate for chemotherapy. I am just concerned that we may not be doing all we can. I do not want her to suffer. but if there is something we can do to assist her , I would like to try

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In December my 1 1/2 year-old Chesapeakes Buck and Cap made

In December my 1 1/2 year-old Chesapeakes Buck and Cap made a trip from northern Alberta to southern Illinois. We were there for 3-4 weeks before I remembered the heartworm preventive. Cap has just tested positive for heartworm/microfilaria. We are in the 7-month infection/incubation period so we are catching this at an early stage? Could you suggest the most appropriate treatment? Thank you- tf

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My dog was diagnosed with Lyme disease on Monday. She was

My dog was diagnosed with Lyme disease on Monday. She was put on doxycycline and received about five doses. call the bat because she look like her face was melting off. They stop the doxycycline Tuesday . I thought she was drinking but I've noticed that she is trying to drink but I don't think anything is going in. I think her I think her tongue is swollen. She 73 pounds I gave her about 25 mg of Benadryl liquid. Does this sound reasonable .she's breathing OK and still seems to have some energy but is not her self. I plan to take her back to the vet in the morning

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My dog has been wheezing, gaging, shaking and throwing up

My dog has been wheezing, gaging, shaking and throwing up white foam. I have taken him to the ER but it has become very costly. Any recommendations? They said he may have bronchitis. But he has taken all his medications and still nothing has changed.

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