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Throwing up yellow bile...

Throwing up yellow bile not eating just noticed it about a hour ago. But He was not eating before three up three times in law

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?

Lad Last few hours

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the dog's name and age?

Not that I am aware of

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

Chick about seven years

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

1- Any pre existing medical conditions?

2- Did he get into anything or eat something out of the ordinary?

3- How much does he weigh?

4- Breed?

5- Is he lethargic?

6- Any other symptoms?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
As far as I know he did not eat any thing. It is a chicha around 7 years he is laying around
Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

Please give me 5-10 minutes to type your answer. No need to accept the phone call request. Thank you.

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Peter, Veterinarian replied 1 month ago

Friend, vomiting can be caused by many different medical conditions. I will not be able to determine the exact underlying cause without a hands-on examination and some testing, I am sorry. But, common causes are pancreatitis, a simple gastritis, dietary indiscretion, ingestion of a foreign body, or even part of a systemic disease, etc. to name a few causes. In any case of vomiting the first thing to do is give the stomach time to rest. This is what you can do:

1- Do not give things like Pepto Bismol or Imodium. Start him on Pepcid AC (famotidine) 10mg 1/4 tablet every 12 hours for the next 2-3 days. You can buy Pepcid AC over the counter in any pharmacy.

2- No food or water for 8-10 hours. Need to give his gastrointestinal tract time to rest.

3- After 8-10 hours offer a small amount of water. Wait half hour, if no vomiting, offer a small amount of rice (50%) and boiled boneless chicken or ground beef (50%) 4-6 times a day. Keep on this diet for several days then wean into regular diet.

4- If he continues to vomit after doing the above he will need to be seen by your family veterinarian for a hands on examination.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service - I hope I've provided the information you were seeking, if you feel you have received anything less, please reply back as I am happy to address follow-up questions. Kindly rate me when you are done.

Dr. Peter

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