How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Altman Your Own Question
Dr. Altman
Dr. Altman, Veterinarian
Category: Dog Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 12642
Experience:  Practicing small animal veterinarian for 17 years.
Type Your Dog Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. Altman is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My baby has that horrible inward sneeze and congestion from

Customer Question

my baby has that horrible inward sneeze and congestion from what I am guessing is allergies in nevada
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: Brady and about 12 years old
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Brady?
Customer: he recently had a kenalog shot
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!

I am sorry to hear about this respiratory change. Is it like a sharp intake of air, a snort, or honk? Is there any nasal discharge?

Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

There are some home remedies that can help reduce the sneeze and give relief

1.) The steam of the shower when the sneeze is severe and/ or constant

2.) A little honey three times daily can help soothe the nasal passages and trachea

3.) If you have a humidifier or nebulizer that would also be wonderful to use in this situation

4.) Benadryl 1 mg/ pound every 8-12 hours but may cause sedation

If there is no change please consider videotaping an episode and having a veterinary exam. With Brady's age I would hate to miss something more subtle such as a nasal infection, tumor, or even nasal mites that can be treated and want to ensure this resolves swiftly

Please let me know how else I can assist you both today

If you have more questions or if I can help in any other way, please do not hesitate to ask! If you would like to accept my answer, please press RATE OUR CONVERSATION at the top of your screen (I am not compensated in any other way). Bonuses are always welcome. Thanks!

Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 1 year ago.

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

Dr. Altman