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I have a 9.5 pound morkey who has been on vetmedin twice a day, enalapril oonce a day, furosemide and apoquel for allergies and the heart condition that he has. I suspect that he may have cushings disease my groomer thought. She has been grooming him for the past ten years. He has been licking his paws and has always been very nervous. Do the medications that I mentioned cause cushings disease? What should i do?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the dog's name?

Zacky

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He has somewhat of a pot belly, he has always been nervous, and has a heart condition . he is extremely loveable but nervous..

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Hi

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

None of the medications listed will cause Cushing's disease

Why does the groomer think this?

Paul

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Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

Are you still there?

I saw that you posted the same question again

Did you get my reply above?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Hello, because his penis, looked like it was a dark color, he has had a brown color on his skin by his ear , his potbelly and he’s alwAys very nervous...
Dog Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

Okay

Not drinking more water, peeing more?

Not eating more food?

Hair loss?

Paul

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