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Hi, i`m Richard, a Veterinarian from the UK. Hopefully I can help today.
Has he had any back trouble in the past?
Tick borne disease and addisons would be high on my list too. However with an acute onset like this I would be suspicious of spinal pain. Did they discuss ct/mri scans to check for disc problems?
Is he walking ok now?
I cannot explain the platelets or the fact that they returned to normal the next day. If his platelets were analysed by a machine this may have been an anomalous result. The third eyelids could have been raised due to an acute pain response.
It could potentially be a toxic ingestion yes. It could also have been an acute muscular spasm or something of that nature. If he is perfectly fine now, it is worth waiting to see if he has any recurrence before further investigations. It can be very frustrating at times when animals get better too quickly - as no-one gets any answers, however it is good for the patient for it to happen!
Hopefully he shows no further signs, but if he does, i`m here to help.
If he is still not 100% and is now showing signs of vomiting it would be worth having him checked over again, yes. Did his Addisons results come back yet?
If Addisons is ruled out thats good. The vomiting is a new sign though, correct?
If he heas developed further clinical signs I would certainly get him checked again.