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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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Third eyelud showing, discharge from back end, panting,

Customer Question

Hi, Third eyelud showing, discharge from back end, panting, drooling
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know what to do with the drooling. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Sandy 10 yrs
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Sandy?
Customer: Female, a few weeks ago finished anti biotics for abcess
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Please clarify where the discharge is coming from - her vulva or anus? Is Sandy spayed?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I think it's the vulva, there has recently been spots of blood in her urine which I thought was a season
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Thank you. ***** were in heat 1-3 months ago and now discharging from her vulva - blood, pus, or both - a pyometra (purulent endometritis/uterine infection) needs to be considered. These dogs can become quite ill, drink excessively, and need to be spayed at your earliest convenience. Her vet can check Sandy's complete blood count for elevated numbers of white blood cells and X-ray or ultrasound Sandy's abdomen looking for an enlarged uterus. Please continue our conversation if you wish.

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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