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my dog has a anall proble of whichas been swilled out,all so

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my dog has a anall proble of whichas been swilled out,all so washed in welsomething shampoo for skin care.but he still as somethink thats makeing him look at his back end glike ,something is biting him
Submitted: 3 years ago.
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How many days ago did Harvey have his glands expressed at the vet?

Expert:  Dr. Susan replied 3 years ago.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

24 march

Expert:  Dr. Susan replied 3 years ago.
OK. Sometimes patients that have their anal glands expressed, especially if they are quite full, will have some ongoing discomfort after the procedure for a few days. This usually goes away within a couple of days - since he is still bothered by them, I suggest asking your vet to prescribe a short course of a pain medication and anti-inflammatory. This can help make him more comfortable until the inflamed area goes back to normal.

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