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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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My dog cries all night and pants she drinks water she coughs

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my dog cries all night and pants she drinks water she coughs for an hour or she will immediatly cough up a huge amount of gelatinous liquid she is on pain killers cortsone 5 stomach meds nothing helps she takes eye drops for cataracts
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 2 years ago.
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I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. It will be very difficult for me to jump into the middle of such a complicated case. Please clarify..."she drinks water" - excessively?..."she coughs for an hour" - only at night?..."eye drops for cataracts" - there aren't any effective eye drops for cataracts - did you mean for glaucoma or another ocular disorder?
Can you upload a copy of her test results to our conversation? I understand that you might not have a copy of the results at home but her vet should be able to give you one which you could scan into your computer and give me the link or you can photograph the page(s) and upload the images by using the paperclip icon in the toolbar above your message box (not if you're using the chrome browser) or by using an external app such as or Have X-rays of Katie's chest revealed the cause of her coughing? Why was "cortisone" prescribed?