My 2 year old russian blue cat, Oggy, has very swollen lymph nodes in his neck and rear legs. He is otherwise healthy with no other symptons. My vet aspirated the nodes which showed no sign of lymphoma or infection. A blood test was negative for feline aids, leukeamia, and his white blood count was normal. There was a slight elevation in liver enzymes.
My vet does not know what it is and that we will just watch him for the moment.
These swellings are quite alarming and I am very worried about him. It would be very expensive for me to take him to a specialist vet.
Does any one have any idea what this could be.
Was he tested for FIP (feline infectious peritonitus)? Liver issues sometimes present as a result of Corona virus or FIP. How is his appetite? Does he seem to be dehydrated at all? The swollen lymph nodes in his throat could affect his ability to eat, drink, and swallow.
Thank you nancyjac, I'm not sure if Oggy was tested for FIP, my vet did not mention it, but his appetite is normal and he drinks plenty of water. He eats and drinks with no problem and in fact displays no other symptoms other than the swellings. No diarrhea or listfulness.
It is very strange.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.