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why does my dog vomit immediateley after drinking water

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why does my dog vomit immediateley after drinking water
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 5 years ago.

Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!

 

When did this start?

 

How many times per day is he vomiting?

 

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
it started yesterdayand he has vomited at least 5or 6 times since then,he got up this morning and got a drink and went out and vomitted right after and has done it two more times since,drink then vomit in the last hour.
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 5 years ago.

Unfortunately - I am very concerned with this degree of vomiting.


You can certainly try a bland diet such as boiled chicken and rice (2/3 rice and 1/3 chicken).

You can also consider giving 10mg of Pepcid A/C (famotidine) by mouth every 12 hours for 5 days for stomach upset. You can purchase this over the counter.

BUT - If the signs do not resolve - or worsen - then I would see your primary veterinarian or go to the local ER.

We really should make sure there is not a blockage with belly x-rays or other systemic causes for vomiting - considering not only belly x-rays but basic bloodwork to check cell counts and organ values as well can see secondary complications such as dehdyration from all the vomiting.

I hope this information helps!
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The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian

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