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Our dog seems to have had an allergic reaction. Her face is…

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Our dog seems to...

Our dog seems to have had an allergic reaction

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the dog?

Her face is puffy with a bit of reddish color around her mouth is there something we can give her

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

She is also throwing up a little phlegm

Veterinarian's Assistant: Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the dog eat anything unusual?

Dogs name is sasha

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Sasha?

She has spots on her body and eyes are swollen as well all of this started in the past hour

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Sasha?

She is lethargic as well

Submitted: 26 days ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Sarah Snow,
 replied 26 days ago
Sarah Snow
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Experience: Veterinarian at The Vet Clinic East
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Hello,

I am Dr.Snow, and I can try and help you. It certainly does sound like an allergic reaction. How old is Sasha, and how much does she weigh?

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Customer reply replied 26 days ago
2 years old
Boston terrier
25 pounds
Dog Veterinarian: Sarah Snow,
 replied 26 days ago

Ok, is she breathing normally? Can you check that her gums are nice and pink?

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Customer reply replied 26 days ago
I think she may have got stung by a bee
Customer reply replied 26 days ago
gums arenpink
Dog Veterinarian: Sarah Snow,
 replied 26 days ago

Poor baby! Ok good, and breathing normally?

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Customer reply replied 26 days ago
Breathing is ok
But still throwing up and drooling a little phlegm
Dog Veterinarian: Sarah Snow,
 replied 26 days ago

Goodness.

Do you have some Diphenhydramine (plain Benadryl)?

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Customer reply replied 26 days ago
Can a dog take benadry
Dog Veterinarian: Sarah Snow,
 replied 26 days ago

Yes, I want her to have some plain Benadryl. She can have 25mg

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Dog Veterinarian: Sarah Snow,
 replied 26 days ago

Make sure the only ingredient is the Diphenhydramine.

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Customer reply replied 26 days ago
Ok
And lots of water
Dog Veterinarian: Sarah Snow,
 replied 26 days ago

Give only small amounts of water at a time due to the vomiting. You can also try and give some Pepcid if you have it. 5mg (1/2 of a 10mg tablet)

If she vomits up the Benadryl, she needs to go to an emergency vet for injections.

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Dog Veterinarian: Sarah Snow,
 replied 26 days ago

Or, if the vomiting doesn't stop or she has any trouble breathing - she needs to see a vet ASAP.

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Customer reply replied 26 days ago
Ok thank you
Dog Veterinarian: Sarah Snow,
 replied 26 days ago

If she continues to vomit or has any trouble breathing she will need to see a vet ASAP.

How is she doing?

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Dog Veterinarian: Sarah Snow,
 replied 25 days ago

Hello,

How is she doing today?

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Dog Veterinarian: Sarah Snow,
 replied 23 days ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Sarah Snow
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