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My 11 year old collie cross dog has coughed up a 3 cm x 3.5…

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My 11 year old collie cross dog has coughed up a 3 cm x 3.5 cm size lump of soft, spongy type blood soaked lump. Have seen vet re persistent dry cough, is on antibiotics. He is eating well and bright.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The Expert will know what you should do. What is the dog's name?

Jim ❤️

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Jim?

He has been epileptic since 3yrs old, is on epiphen and gabapentin. Has also been treated for lung worm.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago
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Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Good morning, I would like to know what my dog may have coughed up, what may be causing this persistent hacking cough which on occasion he may bring up something but tends to swallow it. Lastly is there anything I can do or give him to alleviate or soothe the cough. Can safely exclude lung worm as has been treated recently and is on Noroclav antibiotics. Your thoughts would be much appreciated. Thank you
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I am in the U.K., and I am en route to another part of the country so a phone call is not possible.
Dog Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 8 months ago

Do you have pictures of what as produced?

Can you also provide video of the coughing you witness?

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