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  1. Urinary tract infection frequency in dogs with good control of cortisol levels

    I forgot to thank you for these so thank you! I have another question, if a dog is stabilized on vetoryl with appropriate cortisol levels, and the dog is not a diabetic, does that decrease the...
  2. Results of LDDS were positive

    So she had her dexamethasone test August 10, 2021. Cortisol baseline was 12.8 which is very high. Four hour cortisol post dexamethasone was 11.08 hour cortisol post dexamethasone was 13.8.. The...
  3. Things to put on Cc sores

    Thank you so much Jonathan! I’m so sorry for the loss of GIgi. But so glad that she had a good life as a Cushings dog. I spoke to the pharmacy and they make chicken flavored tablets in 20 mg that are...
  4. Getting the 20 mg splittable tablets that you can split in quarters, hopefully.

    Thankfully I found the correct pharmacy and spoke with them on the phone. I did ask about the liquid being stable especially in the hot weather and they said there was no problem but I’m not sure if...
  5. Re: Question about baths and skin preparation for skin issues from Cushing’s

    To stay on my thread but discuss something else I don’t know how to change the title? Anyway I thought it was on this site that I read that Carefirst Pharmacy compounding pharmacy is where people are...
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    Sticky: Re: Calcinosis Cutis treatment thread

    I was reading on the Facebook page for cc this afternoon. The product was very highly recommended that a woman says that she and her friends dogs with cc are responding very well to after trying...
  7. Re: Question about baths and skin preparation for skin issues from Cushing’s

    Thank you so much! I’ve been reading on the Facebook page and there are a few suggestions. One woman is using Botanica cleansing wash and natural herbal cream from this parkmore Irish horse imports...
  8. Re: Question about baths and skin preparation for skin issues from Cushing’s

    Thanks so much this is so helpful. If it turns out to be calcinosis cutis is it reasonable to ask the internist dealing with her Cushings to also deal with this skin problem? Or do the vet...
  9. Re: New to the forum and seeking experienced assistance!

    I am glad your pitbull is feeling better. When my pitbull Callie had her brain tumor she was first diagnosed with a stroke by the neurology team at Ncstate emergency department. They told me that her...
  10. Question about baths and skin preparation for skin issues from Cushing’s

    Hi, so my 10-year-old 20 pound fox hound Chihuahua mix, Betsy, is in the process of being diagnosed. She has her Dexamethasone test August 11. She has lab work and ultrasound of the abdomen and...
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    Re: New to forum... difficult time

    Kevin, as a human nurse practitioner, just adding a couple comments but youÂ’ve probably already thought of this. If the dog is having a urinary track infection at the moment I believe any testing...
  12. Re: New to site - questions on holistic vs traditional treatments

    Hi Kevin thanks for your reply, I wrote a very long reply and it disappeared even though I thought it was auto saving. Long story short I tried lignans and melatonin in the fall with no improvement...
  13. Re: New to site - questions on holistic vs traditional treatments

    OK, wow, this is very very helpful. The guy who wants to test her is an internal medicine specialist and said if she has Cushing’s he would follow her if I wanted him to which is better than our...
  14. Re: New to the forum and seeking experienced assistance!

    I don’t know if normal people are allowed to answer or just the moderators so I’ll take a chance. I love pitbulls I have two of them here. My first pitbull died of a frontal lobe brain tumor at age...
  15. Re: New to site - questions on holistic vs traditional treatments

    I wrote out a thing checking her weights and sort of a timeline about that because in the ER I was told to have her gain weight and I was told to have her lose weight in December. Anyway I will...
  16. Re: New to site - questions on holistic vs traditional treatments

    OK I finally got the screenshots into the photo album but it says if they are not used in an hour they will be deleted. I don’t know what they mean by using them. I hope they will stay there for you....
  17. Re: New to site - questions on holistic vs traditional treatments

    Thanks so much no hurry, not a worry. We don’t have the scheduled dexamethasone challenge test until August 11. And quite frankly I really wish I could delay it longer because of my pitbull here with...
  18. Re: New to site - questions on holistic vs traditional treatments

    Thank you yes I found the link to this thread in my email. I got so confused when I first came on the site and saw that moderators wanted updates for July from everyone but I was the only one who...
  19. New to site - questions on holistic vs traditional treatments

    I tried to post labs and ultrasound under my profile. Is there somewhere else I’m supposed to post them?
  20. New to site - questions on holistic vs traditional treatments

    I cannot figure out what I am supposed to click on in order to see responses to my post, I only find them after I click over and over on a bunch of different tabs. Which tab do you recommend that I...
  21. New to site - questions on holistic vs traditional treatments

    Thank you I took screenshots on my iPad and then crossed out patient identifiers, and then tried to upload as pictures and I assume they are JPG but it says they are too big and I have no idea how to...
  22. New to site - questions on holistic vs traditional treatments

    It says I cannot attach attachments but I have for labs and ultrasound report. Can someone move this to a new thread, I think I posted under the wrong thread thanks
  23. New to site - questions on holistic vs traditional treatments

    Looking for people to have intelligent discussion with about the pros and cons of treating Cushing’s disease in dogs with traditional medical management versus holistic management. If you had or have...
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