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My 8 yr old Rhodesian has a swollen lip...today is day 3. I

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My 8 yr old Rhodesian has a swollen lip...today is day 3. I noticed it monday and gave him benadryl, which decreased the swelling but it is still a little swollen and firm to the touch. He is eating.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: there is no wound to his mouth, teeth or gums that i can see or feel. I have checked everyday
JA: Is the dog bleeding a lot?
Customer: no bleeding at all
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the dog?
Customer: his name is ***** ***** may be salivating a bit more than normal
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Joan replied 1 month ago.

Hello,

My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 35+ years. I am so sorry to hear about this problem.

Was he outside before this happened?

Can you look inside the mouth/lip and look and see if there may be a mark?

Joan