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4 year old Borzoi just given 2000 mg cephalexin per day days

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Hi 4 year old Borzoi just given 2000 mg cephalexin per day for 5 days could this cause swollen lymphnodes?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Nicky
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Nicky?
Customer: No he sees Dr regularly normal very good health.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 1 year ago.

Hi, this is Dr. Gabby. Why was the Cephalexin prescribed? When did you first notice the lymph nodes swelling. Do you know which lymph nodes are swollen (location)? Is she otherwise acting normal?