"Hi John, You should really post your question to a Medical Doctor versed in infectious diseases at medhelp. But, if you are really concerned it would be best to see a physician there in Vietnam who has familiarity in local diseases. R..."
"The lameness issue may be unrelated to the itching. The itching does sound like either an environmental or food allergy and should be treated by your veterinarian. The rawness and bleeding means that she probably requires an antibiotic..."
"For a patient's kidney's to be affected adversely the BUN and Creatinine must be elevated, or even just the creatinine. An elevation of BUN alone is not enough to rule out kidney disease. Only when the kidneys are malfunctioning 75% o..."
"It sounds as if your vet has performed a great diagnostic profile. The additional tests that I would perform would be an infectious profile for tick borne diseases (Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Lyme, Anaplasma, Babesia etc.) and Leptos..."
"That is an exceptionally high HCT. I think that you are over analyzing a bit. All of the handling of blood and stress related issues and splenic contractions would only have marginal effect on results. When X-Rays are inconclusive an ..."
"Cats, if infected with toxoplasmosis, only shed the disease for 2 weeks or so in feces during their life time. Since your cats go outside they can become infected at any time (if not already infected). Your veterinarian can diagnosis ..."
"Hello again Sabrina 02,
I believe there is a heaven for all creatures whatever religion or non-religion you may adhere to and I believe that your dog is there now thanking you for all you did for her and enjoying her perfect heart and..."
I am so sorry that you had to make such a sad but necessary decision for your dog.
But I sincerely think that that you really made the right decision. Due to the severity of her heart condition I don't believe that..."
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