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My 5 yr old Chihuahua is bleeding & she is nit in heat, She

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My 5 yr old Chihuahua is bleeding & she is nit in heat, She has a red swollen area around the outside edge of her vagina. She is not spaded.
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Good Morning and welcome! I am Dr. Loretta, a licensed veterinarian and I am happy to answer your question.

My fear for sweet Bella is that she may be suffering from a Pyometra. This is a uterine infection that can cause some bleeding with pus if the cervix is open. This occurs within 2-3 weeks after her heat cycle and can be life threatening if not treated. Take Bella to your vet for an exam. This is not normal and will require testing to know for sure.

Does that make sense to you?

Please let me know if you have ANY other questions. My goal is to give you 100% satisfaction and if you are not yet satisfied, please REPLY so I can clarify for you.

Sincerely, ***** *****

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Loretta, Dog Veterinarian replied 2 years ago
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I'm just following up on our conversation about Bella. How is everything going?
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