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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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My dog ***** *****, who is pit mix, is drooling excessively

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Customer: My dog ***** *****, who is pit bull mix, is drooling excessively and somewhat restless. He is also burping more often than usual.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Your Pit Bull X's symptoms all indicate gastrointestinal distress but not the etiology of that distress. Can you think of anything he may have ingested that might have brought this on? How old is he? Does he have a predilection for chewing on or ingesting non-food items? Conservative therapy for addressing the nausea and discomfort of gastroesophageal reflux (acid reflux, GERD, heartburn) involves the dosing of an over the counter antacid such as famotidine (Pepcid) at a dose of 0.25 mg/lb and repeated in 12 hours if necessary.

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