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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!I am so sorry no one has assisted you and your Labradoodle yet todayOften when we give a first vaccination they will not have a reaction because the body will not recognize the vaccination but when a second is given they can have a vaccine reaction. It is abnormal that the reaction is lasting several days without improvement and might warrant a return visit to your veterinarian for reevaluationYou can try benadryl at 1 mg/ pound every 6-8 hours to see if that helps with this situation but it may cause increased sedation initially. If it is a vaccine reaction it should help him feel a bit better. But if not he may require steroids to suppress that immune response and put him on a road to recovery. In the future with this vaccination you should notify your veterinarian of this response so that preventative measures can be taken ahead of time to prevent his lethargy and overall changes sinceI hope this information makes sense but please let me know how else I can assist you both today
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Renal dysplasia is typically diagnosed with an ultrasound so this might need to be investigated further in the futureIn regards ***** ***** current symptoms I do have this occur on occasion with a very healthy young dog and their second vaccination and is considered a vaccination reaction. I am not saying it is unrelated to the vaccination, it seems very probable it is but is unlikely having to do with his previous history when he was a puppyPlease let me know if you have any additional questions or concerns
I would try the benadryl for the vaccine reaction but if an ultrasound was done and indicates there are changes to the kidneys then this is fairly conclusive of changes unfortunately
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LOL I understood what you meant. I really do not think the two are related. A vaccination reaction is unrelated to any issues with the kidneys
A reaction can occur within 10 minutes of the vaccination or several days to weeks after the vaccination so yes it is quite probable it is from the vaccination
But again if he is not showing any improvement I would urge to have him rechecked to ensure there is nothing else going on that requires treatment
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