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He is asmatic and has terminal cancer. He is having a hard…

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He is asmatic and...

He is asmatic and has terminal cancer. He is having a hard time breathing right now. He is taking deep short breaths through his nose

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the cat's name and age?

Stycks and he is 5

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Stycks?

He has carcinoma. I just gave him prednisone

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Cat Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Welcome to JustAnswer.com! My name is***** and I have been a licensed veterinarian for 10 years. I would be happy to answer your question. I'm so sorry that Stycks is having a hard time breathing due to cancer. Did you give prednisone or prednisolone, and how much?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I gave him one tablet. How long until I should see results. He is breathing very rapidly and it sounds labored.
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Cat Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

What is the strength of the tablet?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
5mg. He is also on temaril-p 5mg ever couple days. He had one this afternoon
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Cat Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

You could actually give him another tablet. If his breathing isn't any better in 15 minutes, I would get him to the ER for some oxygen (or you could take him now to be on the safe side).

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Cat Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

If I've been helpful, I would greatly appreciate your 5-star rating by clicking 5 stars at the top of your screen. I would also be happy to continue our conversation if you have any more questions.

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Rachel, Cat Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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