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my dog is vomitting yellow bile, lathargic,not eating and drinking

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my dog is vomitting yellow bile, lathargic,not eating and drinking exessively, he has also started to have accidents in the house which he has never done before He just started vomitting yesturday.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Lee replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Lee :

Hi. I'm Dr. Lee and will do my best to help.

Dr. Lee :

How long has he been vomiting and not eating/drinking?

Dr. Lee :

When you say accident, are you referring to diarrhea or urine?

Dr. Lee :

Any previous medical conditions?

Dr. Lee :

Is he on any medications?

Dr. Lee :

When was the last full panel of bloodwork and urinalysis done?

Customer :

urine. he has fatty lumps and last year he had bloodwork and was fine. He is not on any medications

Dr. Lee :

Thanks for the info.

Dr. Lee :

Did he ingest anything that he's not supposed to in the past few days?

Dr. Lee :

How long has he been lethargic and not drinking or eating?

Customer :

He started with symptoms of drinking exessively a few weeks ago and having accidents which he has never done, but acted fine.

Customer :

he is drinking but not eating. he vomitts every time he drinks

Dr. Lee :

Thanks for the info.

Dr. Lee :

Your dog most likely has kidney or liver disease, or diabetic ketoacidosis, or cancer. All of these are quite serious. He needs to go to the ER as soon as possible for exam and bloodwork/urinalysis at the bare minimum.

Dr. Lee :

He will need to get anti-vomit injection, and IV fluid therapy as soon as possible.

Dr. Lee :

Do you have any questions or concerns?

Customer :

do you know of a 24 hour animal clinic we are new to this area? what will they do for him if he has any of these conditions. will he be in pain?

Dr. Lee :

What is your zip code?

Customer :

33455

Dr. Lee :

Are you close to Jupiter, FL?

Customer :

closer to stuart fl

Dr. Lee :

How far is Jupiter from where you are?

Dr. Lee :

It is 11 miles away.

Dr. Lee :

from 33455

Customer :

about 30 minutes

Dr. Lee : XXXXXaccording to mapquest
Customer :

okay

Dr. Lee :

Please call them and get him there.

Customer :

thanks.

Dr. Lee :

They can place IV catheter, start IV fluid, and give injectable anti-vomiting/emetic medication.

Dr. Lee :

While running blood and urine test to determine the underlying cause.

Dr. Lee :

Do you have any questions or concerns?

Customer :

will he be in pain with these conditions?

Dr. Lee :

Yes he can be, depending on which condition it is.

Dr. Lee :

Cancer can be painful, depending on location, for example.

Dr. Lee :

Do you have any other questions or concerns?

Customer :

okay. no other questions. thank you

Dr. Lee :

You're welcomed.

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