December 4th 2012 4:34 pm
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So yesterday the doc called to tell us what the surgeon he consulted had to say about my xray. He agreed with Dr.B that it really looks like an hematoma (they dont think anymore it is a problem with sutures, which means no surgery! woot!) and that to help with it (and make sure that is exactly what it is) Dr.B should stick a needle in it. So the peeps packed me up in the carrier (AGAIN!) and off we went back to the vets. The doc & my peeps all agreed that the hematoma had gotten bigger.
The doc and a vet tech took me into the back and stuck a giant needle in my hematoma to suck out all the stuff inside it. Super gross right!? The end result really surprised the doc. There was so much! The good thing is that with sucking that out, my tummy is almost back to normal! There is still a small lump but it should go away soon. The doctor said that my body could have absorbed it all but this way we know for sure what it was & things can move along faster. They also gave me some antibiotics because there is a small chance of infection.
Well fingers crossed this is the last time I have to go to the vets for a while! Thanks to all my pals for the positive thoughts!
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We are glad to hear that you don't have to have surgery again and that your Vet was able to get all of that nasty stuff out of you..we will purr for you and hope it doesn't come back.
hugs from all of us
I'sh sho happy fur you Dora! We'll keepsh you in prayer!
So glad to hear it's mostly gone! We'll keep purring that you don't have to go back to the vet's for a long while.
We sure hope this will be te end of that icky problem...Purrs in abundance fur you!
Concats on being a DDP, today, Dora!
We hope you have been enjoying a fine day, once you got home from *that* pawlace...
Pipo & Minko
gosh - I bet it feels better too. Sorry you had a big needle, but at least it was something not too awful. rest & feel better! your friend Felix