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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 11th, 2008, 10:46 PM
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Posted By looplocal
Swollen red lips diagnosis

My shepherd had these exact symptomos. After being misdiagnosed as pemphigus and given a cure that nearly killed her, we concluded that it was a stubborn case of lip fold pyoderma.

If your dog...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 16th, 2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 112,388
Posted By looplocal
Wreckless diagnosis

From what I understand regarding Prednisone after doing research and consulting with specialists:

Regarding Prednisone:

1) Should only be prescribed in such a massive immune system stopping...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 7th, 2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 112,388
Posted By looplocal
quackpot vet

As discussed, we took our dog for a second opinion to a highly referred DVM, apparently one with over 30+ years of experience. He instantly identified the problem saying he had seen it before. No...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 2nd, 2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 112,388
Posted By looplocal
Initial diagnosis

After several unsuccessful weeks on antibiotics and after consulting with several vets, we decided to try steroids under the diagnosis that it is her immune system that is overreacting and causing...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 25th, 2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 112,388
Posted By looplocal
vet info

Christy,

Great. I sent you an email with my contact details using this web site messaging. Please let me know if you don't get it, otherwise please email me so we can share info. Once we get a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 22nd, 2007, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 112,388
Posted By looplocal
swollen lip

Thanks for posting the picture. I am glad you did as my shepherd has the exact same conditions as seen in the photo.

I was told it was either pyoderma or an immune system disease (pemphigus). I...
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