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What has the same symptons as Cushings
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What has the same symptons as Cushings
What else could it be is the blood test say it is NOT cushings?
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Please be more specific about your pet's symptoms and laboratory results, in order for us to help you more specifically.
In general, dogs with Cushing's disease drink, urinate, eat and pant excessively, and are prone to developing skin and urinary tract infections and diabetes, some may have seizures. Labwork often shows elevated liver enzymes, and specific blood testing (such as an ACTH stimulation test or Low Dose Dexamethasone Suppression test) can confirm Cushing's disease in 90% of cases. In cases that have equivocal tests but in which Cushing's disease is still suspected, repeating the test in 2-3 months or using a different test is recommended. In difficult cases, consultation with a veterinary internal medicine specialist may be helpful, and there is one in Pittsburgh:
http://www.pvs-ec.com/internal_medicine/doctors.php.
Good luck,
Kimberly Coyner, DVM DACVD
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