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Elevated liver enzymes. No physical symptoms. Routine Blood
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Patient Info: Name: Chacha Chart No: 259 Owner: Temple Stacy Doctor: *****, ***** Species: Canine Breed: Papillon Age: 9Years Sex: SF Hospital: VIP Pet Care Services *****Windsor, CA 95492 Antech ID: … read more
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My 16 year old sheltie had blood work done recently that
My 16 year old sheltie had blood work done recently that shows AST 124 and ALT at 636. She is on rimadyl, gabapentin and thyroid meds. Her Albumin is 2.5. Could this be from being on Rimadyl for more … read more
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I have a Shih Tzu that is 9 years 10 months. He hasn't eaten on his own in 2 weeks. We have forced him to eat some kibble and are trying a liquid without great results. He has been to the vet 3 times … read more
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I need some insight into what could possibly be going on and
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Does prednisone raise ALT and AST levels? My dog Snowy has had diarrhea, vomiting etc on
Does prednisone raise ALT and AST levels? My dog Snowy has had diarrhea, vomiting etc on and off again for a couple of years. He has an inflamed intestine (via ultra sound) his lab work usually looks … read more
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I need a vet with a very gh knowledge of EPI, SID/SIBO, and
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my dog has been urinating frequently and drinking constantly...took her to the vet, they&#
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Hello, I need an opinion on 2 CBC blood tests that were taken
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My 7 year old Minature Poodle had his annual shots (Leptospirosis
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I have a question about furosemide and kidney disease. 18/June,
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Our 12 year old chocolate lab had labs recently: abnormal
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What would cause my Liver Shunt Yorkies AST 299, and ALT 544
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