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My dog all of a sudden isn't drinking get water and

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My dog all of a sudden isn't drinking get water and drooling. A LOT on one side
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know what to do with the drooling. How old is All Of A Sudden?
Customer: I got home yesterday and I noticed he was drooling and then today I can't get him to eat or drink
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about All Of A Sudden?
Customer: No
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:

Any changes in his mouth (ie sores, masses, inflammation, etc)?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?

Are his gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?

If you press on his belly, does he have any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?

Could he have eaten anything he should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't know what happened yesterday but his jowl was swollen and droopy and he was drooling a lot from that one side he wouldn't eat or drink anything I had to make him drink water and today he's back to normal maybe he was stung by something, I don't know.
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello again,

I glad to hear he is back to normal. If the jowl was swollen, the a sting or bite from an insect would be a top suspect this time of year. Otherwise, caustic ingestions could also cause these signs but hopefully unlikely since he has bounced back. Still do monitor just in case of any relapse.

Best wishes,

Dr. B