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I had my 4 year old pit spayed and she may have done

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I had my 4 year old pit bull spayed and she may have done something to hurt herself. What does it mean when her surgery area on her abdomen is really hot?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 9 months ago.

Hello, I'm Dr. Deb and will do my best to help you today.

I'm sorry for this concern about your dog. I do have a few questions to ask about her first if you don't mind:

1. Can you send me a picture of her incision site? The following link walks you through the process:

2. If you can't send a picture, does the surgery site looks swollen or red or inflamed? Is there a gap in the suture line?
3. Is she lethargic or not as interested in food or showing other signs?

Thanks, Deb