Dog Veterinary

Ask a Dog Vet and Get Answers to Your Dog Health Questions

Ask a Dog Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Dog Veterinary
This answer was rated:

Would the side affect of a swollen lymph node in a dog be

Stertor? My dog had...
Would the side affect of a swollen lymph node in a dog be Stertor? My dog had an xray yesterday and the passage way was clear.
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Answered in 28 minutes by:
7/7/2016
Rebecca
Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 15,768
Experience: More than 30 years of companion animal practice.
Verified

Hello,

I am sorry to hear you are worried about Lily. My name is***** am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.

If an enlarged lymph node was pressing on the throat or windpipe, it could cause stertor. Is the funny breathing noise coming from her nose, or her chest? Is she coughing at all?

Have any blood tests been done?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No blood test done, when they did cytology they had a little bit of blood? A blood panel could be a different kind of test. She has these spells where she sounds like she is coughing and when she isn't having spells it sounds like a snore? All last night when she was sleeping. She is eating good, fairly playful. The lymph node has gone down to the size of a lg gum ball. Been 2 times yesterday and last Thursday. 700 dollars no answers �� If she doesn't get better the vet wants to put her under and do exploratory sx?? Yesterday doctor was sure passage was blocked is why they did X-ray it was clear.

A blood panel would be to check things like red and white blood cell counts, liver and kidney function, etc.

Could the blockage be in her nose; have they Xrayed her nose and sinuses for a blockage?

Where is the lymph node that was aspirated; in her neck? Internal?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
They took 2 X-rays yesterday one of her laying on her side and one with her laying on her back to check lymph and salvary glands and most of the teeth, checked ears. Everything from the ears down to below neck she said looked normal and this crazy noise she is making seemed to just come on yesterday st 2:30. She is eating and sleeping and urinating fine. Solid stool.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I believe lymph node internal she woke up and she had a big lump on the right side.

It is hard to say what this may be, without hearing the noise she makes, seeing the xrays and looking at her blood tests.

Can you tell me if the noise sounds like it is from her nose, her chest or her throat?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
It's like her nose is clogged? I called another veterinary for a second opinion? I would have ta***** *****ly to Dr. Cardwell but he was out of town. I left a voice message today hopefully they will call tom. Am?
Thank you for your help.

You are welcome. If her nose is clogged, that could be where this noise is coming from. You can try using nose drops such as Little Noses, or any nose drops made for children: 1 drop in each nostril, once to twice daily. Is there any discharge from her nose?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No discharge.

There could be something in her nose: swelling, infection, a growth or a foreign body. Did they xray her nose and sinuses?

Ask Your Own Dog Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I believe that they did, I could call tom and ask. Today is her 8 day on antibiotics, she is up, playing, eating, starting a new antibiotic today Baytol was taking Clavamox.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
She is a Pom Dachshund mix had cherry eyes as a baby surgery for that, has allergy eyes, maybe allergies? If she isn't better she will be going back soon.

It sounds good if she is eating and playing. Please let me know how she is doing and if you have any other questions.

Rebecca
Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 15,768
Experience: More than 30 years of companion animal practice.
Verified
Rebecca and 87 other Dog Veterinary Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Ask Rebecca Your Own Question
Rebecca
Rebecca
Rebecca, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 15,768
15,768 Satisfied Customers
Experience: More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

Rebecca is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Debbie

Dr. Debbie

Dog Veterinarian

902 satisfied customers

Companion animal veterinarian practicing for over 10 years.

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

16,087 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, emphasis in dermatology, internal medicine, pain management

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Dog Veterinarian

9,949 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dr Scott Nimmo

Dog Veterinarian

9,704 satisfied customers

BVMS, MRCVS. { Glasgow UK }

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

9,615 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet medicine and surgery.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

8,945 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Rebecca

Rebecca

Dog Veterinarian

15,768 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dog Veterinary Questions
I believe my french bulldog has what is known as cherry eye.
I believe my french bulldog has what is known as cherry eye … read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
My dog has something that appears to be cherry eye except
My dog has something that appears to be cherry eye except it's at the outer corner of her eye farthest from her nose … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
My dog has a round pink growth on the top of his nose. It is
My dog has a round pink growth on the top of his nose. It is towards the tip of the nose, between the hairy part and the black part. It has started to bleed. … read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dog Veterinarian
9,704 satisfied customers
My English Bulldog has a crusty growth covering her nose. It
My English Bulldog has a crusty growth covering her nose. It isn't dry skin but a growth and I'm concerned about her breathing … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
My dog has something attacking her eyes, nose, mouth, ears,
My dog has something attacking her eyes, nose, mouth, ears, paws, all over her . I have the same issues. We have both tested positive for Lyme, Babeosis, Morgellons so far. This took years to find out… read more
Dr. Meghan Denney
Dr. Meghan Denney
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
1,482 satisfied customers
My cocker spaniel has a growth on his nose. I took him to
My cocker spaniel has a growth on his nose. I took him to the vet and they are doing a biopsy on it. Do cocker spaniels have a tendency for nose issues? … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
664 satisfied customers
Floppy eared longed hair dachshund mix w/ swelling in ear
Floppy eared longed hair dachshund mix w/ swelling in ear flaps, soft/squishy to touch, hot to touch, reddish appearance, yellowish/crusty discharge on both inner/other ear … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
I'm debating adopting a dog with cherry eye. He's had it for
I'm debating adopting a dog with cherry eye. He's had it for at least a month already. I just wanted to know the medical risks involved if treatment is delayed further? … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,316 satisfied customers
My dog has cherry eyes and is having surgery on them this
My dog has cherry eyes and is having surgery on them this Thursday. The vet has him on artificial tears ointment and cyclosporine 0.2% oph ointment. Can I use liquid eye drops in his eyes like Thera T… read more
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9 satisfied customers
The top of my dachshund's nose is swollen. She is breathing
The top of my dachshund's nose is swollen. She is breathing okay and did not react negatively when touched. The swelling occurred in the last couple hours.… read more
Denise Colgrove
Denise Colgrove
Relief veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,383 satisfied customers
My dog had cherry eye surgery about a month ago but as of 2
my dog had cherry eye surgery about a month ago but as of 2 days ago it is now super swollen under the bottom eyelid again as if he just got the surgery … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
Associate Degree
8,608 satisfied customers
My napolian mastiff has cherry eye in one of her eyes is
My napolian mastiff has cherry eye in one of her eyes is there anything I can do for her with out getting surgery which is too prices now.… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
8,945 satisfied customers
My dog has had a cherry eye all his life - he is eight years
Hi there, my dog has had a cherry eye all his life - he is eight years now, the skin on the outside of the cherry eye has broke open, is there anything I can to help it heal? … read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Dog Veterinarian
15,768 satisfied customers
My dog was diagnosed with cherry eye and she was scheduled
my dog was diagnosed with cherry eye and she was scheduled for surgery today. well, now I,m told that it was not cherry eye but a cartilage that had rolled over in her eye. they removed some of it and… read more
Dr. Emily
Dr. Emily
Associate Veterinarian
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
741 satisfied customers
My beagle had cherry eye surgery in August 2016. After that,
My beagle had cherry eye surgery in August 2016. After that, tear production in both eyes were tested and found low, but with medication returned to normal in the non-affected eye. However, the eye th… read more
Dr. Meghan Denney
Dr. Meghan Denney
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
1,482 satisfied customers
My dog has cherry eye, our vet ordered him neopolydex
Hi! My dog has cherry eye, our vet ordered him neopolydex opthalmic ping three times a day, which has helped a little. Is there anything else I can do for him?… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
I think I am seeing cherry eye on my dog on his right eye,
I think I am seeing cherry eye on my dog on his right eye … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,316 satisfied customers
My pekingese has the cherry eye and now it has started
my pekingese has the cherry eye and now it has started getting goop or puss on the eye is this dangerous for his eye sight … read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
14,316 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x