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Edema in both back legs came on suddenly, no pain when legs

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are manipulated. skin looks reddish...
edema in both back legs came on suddenly, no pain when legs are manipulated. skin looks reddish and scaly.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: 13 yr old golden. has bad hips/arthritis. I checked with a flashlight really good, no wounds. he had struggled walking int he snow 2 days ago
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the dog?
Customer: no heat, doesnt seem to be in pain. yesterday my vet had said (over the phone, didnt see him) ok to give him previcox. it didnt effect the swelling
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HI this is DRB and I would be happy to help you with this. Edema in the back legs of a 13 year old Golden Retriever is never good.This is almost always an indication of a cancer....usually a lymphoma......and I am very sorry to have to relay this type of information to you. Anti-inflammatory might make your dog more comfortable but will not get rid of the edema.

If it is possible for your pet's sake I would try to have him seen as soon as you can. I am online so let me know if you have additional questions.

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Please hit rate my service as that is the only way I am compensated. A positive rating will not close our conversation as I am happy to answer follow up questions. Thank you very much! DRB

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