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Old 05-24-2019, 05:48 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Well that sucked. Drove an hour to the specialist for them to charge me $140 so they can then provide a quote for a CT scan and a biopsy. Needless to say the quote was way too much (over $3k) so we left. I'll have to find someone else local who can help and is reasonably priced.

Before anyone suggests, I already looked into pet insurance. Around here it's insanely expensive to add pets to my policy because they're pits.

Back to the drawing board.
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Old 05-24-2019, 08:39 PM   #32 (permalink)
 
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So sorry to hear that things worked out the way they did. Is the congestion any better? I know what it's like to have a dog that suffers from something and feeling helpless to make it better. Do the vets feel that the dog is struggling to breathe or just noisy?
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Old 05-24-2019, 10:18 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Thanks. The congestion isn't really any better, but the lump on her nose was growing out of control over the past few days. Wednesday when I came home from work, her face looked like it was stung by bees. Her nose was completely swollen as well as the areas above her eyes. It was awful and horrible to see!

I was able to find some prednisone in my cabinet and have been giving her them. The swelling has since went down significantly, so whatever this growth is on her face reacts to the prednisone. But the meds don't help her congestion at all anymore.

A neighbor recommended another clinic close by which did great work on his dog's skin condition. I'll give them a shot...got nothing to lose but this congestion!

Thanks again all!
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Old 07-17-2019, 06:28 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Another update: I recently returned from vacation to find the bump on her nose becoming large again. Took her to the other clinic Monday morning and they said the bump is absolutely causing the congestion. So I'm taking her in Friday morning to have the bump lanced and drained. She's gonna have some stitches and may need to wear a radar dish.

I'm REALLY hoping this does the trick! Fingers crossed! Thanks again all!
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If I was a praying man I'd say a litany for her Nubwagon, LOL. I am keeping my fingers crossed that all goes well for her though. Be watching for an update.

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Old 07-19-2019, 05:37 PM   #36 (permalink)
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Dropped her off this morning & the vet called about an hour ago. The procedure went well and she's in recovery. I'm picking her up ASAP. So relieved that's finally over (for now)!

Thanks again all!
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Dropped her off this morning & the vet called about an hour ago. The procedure went well and she's in recovery. I'm picking her up ASAP. So relieved that's finally over (for now)!

Thanks again all!
Great news!!! I hope the recovery is fast!
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In my thoughts Nubwagon, update when you can.
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