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Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question. I am so sorry to hear about Max's condition...this is a difficult disease to diagnose. The first thing that comes to mind is the tick disease, Erhlichia, which causes a low platlet count and often an Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia which causes excessive bleeding. Make sure your vet has run an autoimmune panel as well as a test for Erhlichia. If these are negative, then a CT is the next step.Does that make sense to you?
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