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Small Yorkie I am "babysitting" more days has trouble

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Small Yorkie I am "babysitting" for 3 more days has trouble evacuating feces; evidence of a hard roundish substance at anus -- fecal impaction? (lives with small children who leave stuff on floor) tumor? Accomplishes elimination only after repeated straining efforts. Any steps I can take to relieve her discomfort? Have been wiping area with damp toilet paper, for hygiene and because it seems to make her feel better
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.
What color is this roundish substance?
How old is this dog?
Does she have any belly pain, appetite loss, vomiting, or paling of her gums?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Unclear whether my response went through. Dog is between 2 and 3; does not appear to have any belly pain, etc. Can I opt for a telephone conversation? I hit that button but it never asked for my phone number, which is(###) ###-####
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No response from Vet for some time. Requested phone chat did not happen. If I leave this website will my inquiry disappear? If I cannot get a status report I'll have to cancel my credit card authorization.