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Both can present with tense underbelly, arched back posture, and reluctance to move.
It can even be challenging at times, for even veterinarians to conclusively determine whether it is the back of the abdomen that is causing pain and discomfort.
This diagnostic tool for back and neck pain is more concerned with structural injury or inherrited problems. This is especially urgent if there is accompanying weakness, unsteadiness, or Paralysis in any or all of the extremities, as this constitutes an outright emergency. Back To Clinical Signs Constipation Signs of constipation include straining to defecate with little or no success.
Stools when occassionally passed tend to be large, dry and flaky, or sometimes are absent altogether. Back To Clinical Signs Coughing Coughing is one of the more common clinical presentations vets are presented with on a daily basis.
Coughing could indicate a fairly substantial number of diseases, including: Conditions that present with coughing can range from mild disease to life threatening conditions.
Diarrhea due to this type of dietary indescretion, may respond by feeding a bland, easily digestible diet. Transient diarrhea of this nature should last only one to a few days, should not be severe in nature or have blood in it, and not be accompanied by complete loss of appetite, vomiting, depression, or pain.
However, if the diarrhea is advanced to the point of any of these other circumstances, then this could indicate more serious underlying causes for the diarrhea, as well as put the patient in danger of dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities — as such, advanced diarrhea of this nature warrants a visit to the vet ASAP.
Back To Clinical Signs Distended Abdomen Distended abdomen refers to a bloated, larger than normal appearance of the abdominal region.
With many diseases that lead to distended abdomen, there is also an increase in the tenseness or firmness of the abdomen. Other clinical signs that can accompany diseases that lead to distended abdomen include: May diseases that are associated with distended abdomen are quite serious, so if you suspect distended abdomen in your pet, you should seek veterinary care ASAP.
Back To Clinical Signs Drinking Excessively Drinking excessively is a sign that often goes unnoticed, or dismissed by many pet owners as just peculiar behavior.
What may folks are not aware of, is that drinking excessively can be a sign of serious systemic disease. Other dogs and cats will drool from emotion, such as contentment, stress, or fear. Still others will drool when in the presence of food during times of hunger.
For all of these types of pets, drooling often is normal due to breed or other circumstances. When drooling occurs that is not commonly characteristic of an individual pet, then there could be cause for concern.
Back To Clinical Signs Eye Problems Redness, pain, excessive blinking, tearing, or cloudiness in an eye are all signs that the eye is diseased. Diseases of the eye range from mild irritative conditions that do not pose great danger, to conditions that can lead to severe pain and blindness in a very short period of time.
Back To Clinical Signs Exercise Intolerance The term exercise intolerance does not apply to an old dog or cat who gradually through the years has declined in the ability to sustain the same activity or level of play.
While still a very vague sign that has any number of possible causes, this diagnostic may give you some idea of some common causes for exercise intolerance as a primary sign. Back To Clinical Signs Jaundice Jaundice, also known as icterus, is a yellow pallor or discoloration of the whites of the eyes, the skin, and the gums and other mucus membranes.
This discoloration is the result of excessive bilirubin in the bloodstream, which can be the result of either backed up liver circulation due to disease, or as the result of excessive accumulation of bilirubin due to the destruction of red blood cells caused by a disruption in red blood cell metabolism, a defective immune system, or both.
Jaundice is a clinical sign that is often indicative of serious systemic disease. Back To Clinical Signs Limping A large variety of injuries can cause dogs and cats to limp, including muscle sprains, ligament and tendon strains, bruises, fractures cuts of the foot pad, bur stuck in between the digits, and joint infection.
Please follow the limping diagnostic tool below to see what may possible be causing your pet to limp.What Causes Redness of the Face?
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