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He has large red weeping rash / open womb, dog, 1 hour ago

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He has large red weeping rash / open womb
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What type of animal are we talking about?
Customer: dog
JA: When did you first notice the rash? Has the dog been licking or rubbing the skin?
Customer: 1 hour ago no he hasn’t can’t reach on his stomach
JA: And what's the dog's name and age?
Customer: Chopper aged 5
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: hrs shaking
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr Linda, a UK based vet.

I'm sorry to hear this and understand your concern for Chopper.

Is he lethargic or off his food?

Would a photo of the lesion be possible please?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I’ve sent a photo can you see it ?
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.

I am just downloading it now, thank you.

Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.

Is it possible she has been bitten by another dog?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
No definitely not
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Are you there ?
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.

We can see two puncture marks and they do appear evenly spaced so it appears he has an animal bite, but there are other considerations, such as a spider bite.

The bruising is significant and he has pus leaking out.

He needs to see a vet ASAP for antibiotics and anti inflammatories.

We should clean out the pus with salt water at home if tolerated.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Will do when can he see a vet ?
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.

I'm afraid I cannot make you an appointment. You need to do this directly with your own vet.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
He is under Pdsa that’s you ?
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I’m on this chat for emergency
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Are u there ?
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.

This is an online advice service that the PDSA advise their clients use.

However, to make an appointment with them, you need to fill in their online call back form.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Please help ?
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.
Hopefully you can see my reply above? You need to contact your vet so Chopper can be booked in and treated.
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I can’t get threw to emergency
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.

If your local clinic is not answering or cannot see you, you will need to call another vet.

If finances are a concern, please let the vet know so they can work with you and keep costs low.

I'd want her seen today if at all posisble.

Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 14 days ago.

I do hope this has helped and please let me know if there is anything else,

Take care,

Linda.