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My dog is lethargic not eating discharge from penis.

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My dog is lethargic not eating discharge from penis. Unsteady on his back legs still drinking. Taken him to be checked was given steroid injection. Was better for couple of days now poorly again. Poo appears normal.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 1 year ago.

Hi there and thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed, internship-trained veterinarian with 10 years experience in general medicine and emergency and critical care medicine and I would be happy to assist you. Please be patient as there may be slight delays in responses as I research your pet's issue.

What does the discharge look like? Were any antibiotics given? Is your dog neutered?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Discharge yellow, no not neutered, no antibiotics
Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 1 year ago.

Okay, sorry for the delay.

Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 1 year ago.

This could be a case of an infection in the penis itself, or a urinary tract infection, or a case of prostatitis (infection in the prostate). Steroids is not an approriate way to treat any of those, so I recommend seeing a veterinarian to get on a course of antibiotics. That would be the best way to resolve this. There isn't much you can do to treat this at home without antibiotics due to the location. Sounds like it is making him pretty uncomfortable since he is not eating and unsteady on his back legs, so I would see a vet soon. Maybe the vet you saw before would prescribe antibiotics over the phone without having to see him again... give them a call.

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Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 1 year ago.

Any updates for me? Have you seen a vet again? Just checking in...

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My baby died .Your advise did nothing to help him. I answered all your questions!. My advise leave this website alone. Save your money for the real vets. You cost hours that could have saved him. Now leave desperate people alone. People with limited finances who thinly you are the answer
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Rubbish advise let my baby die
Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 1 year ago.

I am so sorry to hear this! I recommended you see a veterinarian soon to get on antibiotics, and I told you it was inappropriate to have treated with a steroid. I am not sure what else I could have told you, but the purpose of this site is not to replace an actual veterinary exam. I am so sorry for your loss.

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Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 1 year ago.

I just tried calling you and no one answered. I will try again a bit later.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have not been anywhere***********please try again I need answers
Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 1 year ago.

The number you gave the website is 441692652211. I am not allowed to dial you, it must go through the site itself. You will need to change your contact info through the site before I can call you.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Don't use this service I've not had a call and I paid. Waiting nothing. Keep away Heartbroken lost my boy because of this advise
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have sent new details call
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
sorry for my anger! You gave me peace and reassured me that I could do nothing for my sweet boy. Your kindness despite my nasty comments is a relief. And your genuine sympathy for my pain.I retract worth every penny. Sorry just angry at my loss.
Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 1 year ago.

I understand, and I hope that you find peace with regard to his death. Take care.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Again my anger is because of my loss. Your diagnosis based on my answers could not have seen the outcome and neither could we.
Expert:  Dr. Ann M. replied 1 year ago.

Take care.