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Dog is large lab that is 7 yrs old...was neutered 11 days

Dog is large lab that is 7 yrs old...was neutered 11 days ago...all was good until 8th day balls red and swollen...applied cold compress and gave him tramadol every 6 hours...per vet...now tonight clear blood came out of hole at base of insesion...has desolvable stiches....what is going.on and what do I need to do...he is restricted and is wearing Elizabeth collar.

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Dr. Kara

Doctoral Degree

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I have an 8 year old 20 pound dog being treated for

I have an 8 year old 20 pound dog being treated for erlickia. Not sure of spelling. She has been on antibiotics since June. She gets these large hemitoma like areas on her hip, one of which my vet opened and cleaned. He said it contained rotting flesh, infection, and old blood. She got better for awhile then a smaller one came back and abscessed. I thought after this healed maybe she would be fine but one swelled up as big as ever and abscessed last night. I saw my vet on Wednesday and I am giving her Cypro right now. What do you think? She has lost 5 pounds since all this started.JA: I'll do all I can to help. There are all sorts of infestations the dog can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name?Customer: FrostJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Frost?Customer: You can tell she doesn't feel good. She is eating but not gaining weight

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Dr. Michael Salkin

Veterinarian

DVM

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Our Chihuahua/Cocker spaniel mix has a swollen lump above

Our Chihuahua/Cocker spaniel mix has a swollen lump above his penis. He was neutered as a puppy but in the past few years he's had a ramp up of humping the other dogs (male/female dogs). The lump started smaller and then would go down, but last night I got home from a work trip and saw that the lump was much larger. It doesn't hurt him when I touch it. It's soft and feels like it might be fluid filled. I'm not sure if the two things (his hightened sexual excitement and the lump) are related but I don't know if I need to treat this as an emergency either. As it's Thanksgiving Day/weekend, trying to get him to the vet is going to be more difficult. Is there anything I should do until I can get him in? Thank you in advance!

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One of my dogs ear is swollen like its full of air. She

Hi, one of my dogs ear is swollen like its full of air. She isn't in discomfort or has any noticeable marks. Can you tell me what the possible problem may be?JA: I'm sure ear feels you are doing your best. How old is ear?Customer: 9 yrsJA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about ear?Customer: no

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Dr. Deb

Associate Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

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Ear infection and Hematoma in the left ear. 5 year old 100lb

Ear infection and Hematoma in the left ear. 5 year old 100lb yellow lab.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations the dog can pick up. I'll have you talk to the veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the dog's name?Customer: BaileyJA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Bailey?Customer: Nope. Surgery is not an option. So looking for best way to cure infection and get hematoma to drain.

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Dr. Stacy

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

2,356 satisfied customers
I just noticed my lab shaking her head and favoring one

Good morning I just noticed my lab shaking her head and favoring one side. I checked her ear and I noticed a small red rash on the inside also in that area her ear felt sicker. I have not noticed any abnormal smell coming from the ear.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?Customer: Keisha and she is four years oldJA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about Keisha?Customer: No, she does always seems to have kind of stinky years after a week or so after her bath.

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Rebecca

Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

21,324 satisfied customers
I just found a hard lump near my dog's ribs and I can't move

I just found a hard lump near my dog's ribs and I can't move it. Shape is irregular or oval. There's is another one, soft and movable almost next to it. A couple of lipomas have been removed in the past. Is there reason to be concerned? I'm taking him to the vet as soon as I can get him in.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your dog?Customer: 12 year old neutered Jack Russel, otherwise healthy.

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Dr. Deb

Associate Veterinarian

Doctoral Degree

17,302 satisfied customers
My dog's right ear is swollen. No signs of a bite or tick.

My dog's right ear is swollen. No signs of a bite or tick. Tried to lance it and blood, no pus, comes out. He eats well, drinks and plays but the ear just seems to fill back up with blood. I have little money and really can't afford to take him to my vet. Any suggestions on how to treat his ear? Appreciate your time and thoughts. Holly

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Pet Doc

Senior Small Animal Veterinarian

BVSc

7,650 satisfied customers
Our lab, 9 yr. old, woke with a oblong shaped pocket of

Our lab, 9 yr. old, woke with a oblong shaped pocket of air/fluid(?) On her ear flap. It doesn't bother her, even when touched.The skin isn't broken, chaffed. Is this something that will deflate shortly, or should I race her to her doctor?

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Dr. Karing

Veterinarian

DVM, Magna Cum Laude

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