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    What else could cause "Mastitis" like symptoms in a non lactating bitch
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    My 5 year old will vet it any time she will start to lactate for some reason and boom she has it. Its a pain in the ass.
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    Quote Originally Posted by john fallon View Post
    What else could cause "Mastitis" like symptoms in a non lactating bitch
    Being in season and followed with a false pregnancy?

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    Unfortunately breast cancer can have the same presentation
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    Dogs can get Mastitis even if they are not lactating. Bacterial infection in the milk glands can also be caused by the presence of a tumor, infection in the blood stream, staph or other underlying causes. Mastitis can become septic very quickly I would see a vet to be certain.
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    We have been to the vet and are on Clavamox and warm compresses. It did not feel like a tumor to the vet. Please keep your fingers crossed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by john fallon View Post
    We have been to the vet and are on Clavamox and warm compresses. It did not feel like a tumor to the vet. Please keep your fingers crossed.

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    Good Mastitis cure is cabbage leaves. Put the cabbage leaves in the freezer for five to ten minutes, then and roll over them with a rolling pin on the counter so the juice will be able to escape. Wrap the cabbage leaves on the affected area with ace bandage, do not use vet wrap, use ace bandage. Do this three or four times per day for 30 min. Good luck.
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    Quote Originally Posted by frontier View Post
    Good Mastitis cure is cabbage leaves. Put the cabbage leaves in the freezer for five to ten minutes, then and roll over them with a rolling pin on the counter so the juice will be able to escape. Wrap the cabbage leaves on the affected area with ace bandage, do not use vet wrap, use ace bandage. Do this three or four times per day for 30 min. Good luck.
    Yes,,,I forgot about the cabbage ...works great

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry and Freya View Post
    Yes,,,I forgot about the cabbage ...works great
    Forgot to mention
    Try to limit her liquid intake as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by john fallon View Post
    We have been to the vet and are on Clavamox and warm compresses. It did not feel like a tumor to the vet. Please keep your fingers crossed.

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    Add a little cooked cabbage underneath the warm compresses to help draw out any inflammation..
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