Re: Glands

2007-11-01 Thread Dawn Morrison
Thanks for the info.
Bea is underweight (although I am fattening her up as much as possible) so 
finding the slightest lump on her would be easy to find. She is also a luv-bug.
I'm always worried about the littlest thing with her and I guess rightly so.

Dawn


Message: 2
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 12:43:17 -0400
From: Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: RE: Glands
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
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My guess would be that they want you too keep a close look out for early signs 
of Lymphoma.  But like Sally says below, a swollen lymph node can be a sign of 
a treatable infection too.  Lymph nodes can swell easily when they are doing 
their job and working to fight off an infection- anything from a URI, to a 
bladder infection.  They can be especially palpable in an slightly underweight 
cat.  I myself get noticeably swollen lymph nodes when I have certain 
infections and I've had it checked out by doctors and it's just kind of how my 
body works.  So it just sounds like your vet just wants you to be vigilant 
(which I think is a good thing for a vet to tell you)- but he/she should have 
explained the why.  Someone please correct me if I am wrong, but my vet told 
me that Lymphoma is the most common form of cancer in cats and dogs 
period...regardless of whether your cat is Felv+.  However, lymphoma is also 
the most common form of cancer for an Felv+ cat
 (and I think this is kind of why it's like Felv+ cats have so many strikes 
against them...that's two right there).  Unfortunately, lymphoma is what my 
Felv+ Monkee got.  I found a lump on the back of his leg around Easter this 
past year.  I found it really quickly because I was always touching him (he was 
my love-bug!), but it was pretty large.  It was a swollen lymph node, they did 
a needle biopsy and found Lymphoma.  We did chemo (which, given the chance 
again, I  probably would not go that route- I can discuss that another time if 
need be, but I won't go into it now).  We eventually had the lump surgically 
removed because even after a few rounds of chemo, it actually grew in size.  
Monkee then came down with anemia and he died in July.  

So, I'm not saying this is the route your cat(s) will take at all, I just think 
your vet wants you to be vigilant in looking for signs of an infection or 
possible lymphoma.  If you find a swollen lymph node, or any kind of lump on an 
Felv+ cat, I recommend calling your vet asap.

I hope this helps.  

Caroline K.  


Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 22:09:32 -0400From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [EMAIL 
PROTECTED]: Re: Glands
My Cat Junior always has a certain degree of swollen lymph nodes. In his case 
means he is fighting an infection. My first concern when I discovered them was 
lymphoma, so I had the vet do a needle aspiration to rule out cancer. In his 
case it showed inflammation and other stuff indication infection. He was put 
on antibiotics to aid him in fighting the infection. I have to go back to the 
tests to see what stuff is neutrophils was one thing that was found. 

I just got out of the hospital Friday from surgery, so I did not see where this 
was answered. I hope this helps. I always worry about my Junior. He has swollen 
glands right now and a URI, that won't go away.

Sally 
On 10/26/07, Dawn Morrison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 




I was wondering if anyone could tell me why I was told to keep an eye out for 
swollen glands in the neck of my cat.
Does the FeLV effect them or is it more of an immune issue?
I noticed one day they seemed a little swollen and then the next day they were 
fine.

Thanks
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Re: Glands

2007-10-30 Thread Dawn Morrison
Sally, 
Thank you for replying. Hope you are recovering well from your surgery.
I've noticed her glands swell up just every once in a while but it concerns me 
when even the slightest change in her happens. 
I think I'll just keep an eye on them and if they're swollen for more than a 
couple days I'll run her to the vets. For right now it hasn't lasted for more 
than a day.

Thanks again and take care.
Dawn

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Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 22:09:32 -0400
From: Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: Re: Glands
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My Cat Junior always has a certain degree of swollen lymph nodes. In his
case means he is fighting an infection. My first concern when I discovered
them was lymphoma, so I had the vet do a needle aspiration to rule out
cancer. In his case it showed inflammation and other stuff indication
infection. He was put on antibiotics to aid him in fighting the infection. I
have to go back to the tests to see what stuff is neutrophils was one thing
that was found.

I just got out of the hospital Friday from surgery, so I did not see where
this was answered. I hope this helps. I always worry about my Junior. He has
swollen glands right now and a URI, that won't go away.

Sally


On 10/26/07, Dawn Morrison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

  I was wondering if anyone could tell me why I was told to keep an eye
 out for swollen glands in the neck of my cat.
 Does the FeLV effect them or is it more of an immune issue?
 I noticed one day they seemed a little swollen and then the next day they
 were fine.

 Thanks
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RE: Glands

2007-10-30 Thread Caroline Kaufmann

My guess would be that they want you too keep a close look out for early signs 
of Lymphoma.  But like Sally says below, a swollen lymph node can be a sign of 
a treatable infection too.  Lymph nodes can swell easily when they are doing 
their job and working to fight off an infection- anything from a URI, to a 
bladder infection.  They can be especially palpable in an slightly underweight 
cat.  I myself get noticeably swollen lymph nodes when I have certain 
infections and I've had it checked out by doctors and it's just kind of how my 
body works.  So it just sounds like your vet just wants you to be vigilant 
(which I think is a good thing for a vet to tell you)- but he/she should have 
explained the why.  Someone please correct me if I am wrong, but my vet told 
me that Lymphoma is the most common form of cancer in cats and dogs 
period...regardless of whether your cat is Felv+.  However, lymphoma is also 
the most common form of cancer for an Felv+ cat (and I think this is kind of 
why it's like Felv+ cats have so many strikes against them...that's two right 
there).  Unfortunately, lymphoma is what my Felv+ Monkee got.  I found a lump 
on the back of his leg around Easter this past year.  I found it really quickly 
because I was always touching him (he was my love-bug!), but it was pretty 
large.  It was a swollen lymph node, they did a needle biopsy and found 
Lymphoma.  We did chemo (which, given the chance again, I  probably would not 
go that route- I can discuss that another time if need be, but I won't go into 
it now).  We eventually had the lump surgically removed because even after a 
few rounds of chemo, it actually grew in size.  Monkee then came down with 
anemia and he died in July.  
 
So, I'm not saying this is the route your cat(s) will take at all, I just think 
your vet wants you to be vigilant in looking for signs of an infection or 
possible lymphoma.  If you find a swollen lymph node, or any kind of lump on an 
Felv+ cat, I recommend calling your vet asap.
 
I hope this helps.  
 
Caroline K.   


Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 22:09:32 -0400From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [EMAIL 
PROTECTED]: Re: Glands
My Cat Junior always has a certain degree of swollen lymph nodes. In his case 
means he is fighting an infection. My first concern when I discovered them was 
lymphoma, so I had the vet do a needle aspiration to rule out cancer. In his 
case it showed inflammation and other stuff indication infection. He was put 
on antibiotics to aid him in fighting the infection. I have to go back to the 
tests to see what stuff is neutrophils was one thing that was found. 
 
I just got out of the hospital Friday from surgery, so I did not see where this 
was answered. I hope this helps. I always worry about my Junior. He has swollen 
glands right now and a URI, that won't go away.
 
Sally 
On 10/26/07, Dawn Morrison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 




I was wondering if anyone could tell me why I was told to keep an eye out for 
swollen glands in the neck of my cat.
Does the FeLV effect them or is it more of an immune issue?
I noticed one day they seemed a little swollen and then the next day they were 
fine.
 
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Re: Glands

2007-10-29 Thread Sally Davis
My Cat Junior always has a certain degree of swollen lymph nodes. In his
case means he is fighting an infection. My first concern when I discovered
them was lymphoma, so I had the vet do a needle aspiration to rule out
cancer. In his case it showed inflammation and other stuff indication
infection. He was put on antibiotics to aid him in fighting the infection. I
have to go back to the tests to see what stuff is neutrophils was one thing
that was found.

I just got out of the hospital Friday from surgery, so I did not see where
this was answered. I hope this helps. I always worry about my Junior. He has
swollen glands right now and a URI, that won't go away.

Sally


On 10/26/07, Dawn Morrison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

   I was wondering if anyone could tell me why I was told to keep an eye
 out for swollen glands in the neck of my cat.
 Does the FeLV effect them or is it more of an immune issue?
 I noticed one day they seemed a little swollen and then the next day they
 were fine.

 Thanks
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Swollen Glands?

2007-09-12 Thread Susan Ang
Hi there,

  thank you to everyone who's posted info for us. I've been reading the
archives, but it's a lot of material to work through. Autumn has only tested
positive on the ELISA test so far. she goes back in 6 mos for a second round
of testing. At that point we will redo the ELISA and send off for the IFA.
Her vet didn't give me much hope for her throwing the virus. She said 15%
chance. Since that seemed so slight, I wanted to go ahead and get Autumn in
as good a position as I can for good health. If I put her on Interferon A,
should I wait until after the second test?  Autumn has been sleeping a lot
the last couple of days and it feels like her glands might be swollen under
her jaw. When she's awake she's bright eyed and runs around a lot - Should I
take her to the vet for her glands? She had her other vaccinations last
week. She seemed to run a fever after the shots, but she was very energetic
all weekend. We just want to do what's best for her.

~Susan A.


Re: Swollen Glands?

2007-09-12 Thread Susan Dubose
Susan,

There is not much that the vet can do about the swollen glands.

It just means that she is fighting off something.

I would go ahead and start her on the interferon now if possible.

The Lysine will help boost her immune system,as well as a product called 
MIssing Link.

Get the Professional Strength from the vet which has a detox factor in it.

You are already feeding her high quality food, but I sprinkle a bit of 
nutrional yeast on my babies' dry food,felv+ and felv- both.

Thank you for taking in a special needs kitten  :)

Susan J. DuBose  ^..^
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  - Original Message - 
  From: Susan Ang 
  To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
  Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 9:56 AM
  Subject: Swollen Glands?


  Hi there,

thank you to everyone who's posted info for us. I've been reading the 
archives, but it's a lot of material to work through. Autumn has only tested 
positive on the ELISA test so far. she goes back in 6 mos for a second round of 
testing. At that point we will redo the ELISA and send off for the IFA.  Her 
vet didn't give me much hope for her throwing the virus. She said 15% chance. 
Since that seemed so slight, I wanted to go ahead and get Autumn in as good a 
position as I can for good health. If I put her on Interferon A, should I wait 
until after the second test?  Autumn has been sleeping a lot the last couple of 
days and it feels like her glands might be swollen under her jaw. When she's 
awake she's bright eyed and runs around a lot - Should I take her to the vet 
for her glands? She had her other vaccinations last week. She seemed to run a 
fever after the shots, but she was very energetic all weekend. We just want to 
do what's best for her. 

  ~Susan A.


kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread janine paton
Hello everyone, 

A while back I joined this list after trapping 5
kittens who tested positive.  

Luckily, all 5 have been placed.  One little guy named
Emmet went to a home as a companion to another
positive cat.  
The adoptive mom's vet said Emmet's glands are swollen
and doesn't give this kitten long.  Is this
necessarily so?

Their positive mother, who is quite feral,is still
crated weeks after her spay because there is some
conflict as to what to do with her.  She was sick at
the time we trapped her, and very thin, but now she is
eating so well it's hard to look at her like she's
sick.  Her orginal caretaker doesn't want her returned
to her yard, more out of fear that the cat will get
sick again, go off somewhere and die.  The cat was not
a piece of cake to trap in the first place, and is the
most secretive of the adults in the yard, so I can see
where she's coming from.  She doesn't want her living
in a cage either...any thoughts on this?

Thank you,

Janine




Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread gblane
So the mom is FELV+?  Where are you located. One possibility is to find a 
rescue that will take (feral) FELV cats.


Gloria


At 09:31 AM 8/28/2005, you wrote:

Hello everyone,

A while back I joined this list after trapping 5
kittens who tested positive.

Luckily, all 5 have been placed.  One little guy named
Emmet went to a home as a companion to another
positive cat.
The adoptive mom's vet said Emmet's glands are swollen
and doesn't give this kitten long.  Is this
necessarily so?

Their positive mother, who is quite feral,is still
crated weeks after her spay because there is some
conflict as to what to do with her.  She was sick at
the time we trapped her, and very thin, but now she is
eating so well it's hard to look at her like she's
sick.  Her orginal caretaker doesn't want her returned
to her yard, more out of fear that the cat will get
sick again, go off somewhere and die.  The cat was not
a piece of cake to trap in the first place, and is the
most secretive of the adults in the yard, so I can see
where she's coming from.  She doesn't want her living
in a cage either...any thoughts on this?

Thank you,

Janine





Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread janine paton
Yes, she tested positive with the IFA test.   We are
primarily a small TNR group and don't always test, but
she was so thin and run down, we had her tested.  

The other adults looked OK.  Many of the 14 kittens,
positive and negative, had health issues, which we're
getting through.   

We are based in Stamford, CT, which is south towards
NY City.   
 

Janine

[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

 So the mom is FELV+?  Where are you located. One
 possibility is to find a 
 rescue that will take (feral) FELV cats.
 
 Gloria
 
 
 At 09:31 AM 8/28/2005, you wrote:
 Hello everyone,
 
 A while back I joined this list after trapping 5
 kittens who tested positive.
 
 Luckily, all 5 have been placed.  One little guy
 named
 Emmet went to a home as a companion to another
 positive cat.
 The adoptive mom's vet said Emmet's glands are
 swollen
 and doesn't give this kitten long.  Is this
 necessarily so?
 
 Their positive mother, who is quite feral,is still
 crated weeks after her spay because there is some
 conflict as to what to do with her.  She was sick
 at
 the time we trapped her, and very thin, but now she
 is
 eating so well it's hard to look at her like she's
 sick.  Her orginal caretaker doesn't want her
 returned
 to her yard, more out of fear that the cat will get
 sick again, go off somewhere and die.  The cat was
 not
 a piece of cake to trap in the first place, and is
 the
 most secretive of the adults in the yard, so I can
 see
 where she's coming from.  She doesn't want her
 living
 in a cage either...any thoughts on this?
 
 Thank you,
 
 Janine
 
 
 




Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread janine paton
Our website is www.adoptapet.org - we have a ways to
go with the site, but if you take a look, Emmet, the
positive kitten with the swollen glands, is on our
home page.  Even tho he's been placed, the picture is
so cute we thought it might help people realize
positive cats need homes too. 

Janine

--- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

 So the mom is FELV+?  Where are you located. One
 possibility is to find a 
 rescue that will take (feral) FELV cats.
 
 Gloria
 
 
 At 09:31 AM 8/28/2005, you wrote:
 Hello everyone,
 
 A while back I joined this list after trapping 5
 kittens who tested positive.
 
 Luckily, all 5 have been placed.  One little guy
 named
 Emmet went to a home as a companion to another
 positive cat.
 The adoptive mom's vet said Emmet's glands are
 swollen
 and doesn't give this kitten long.  Is this
 necessarily so?
 
 Their positive mother, who is quite feral,is still
 crated weeks after her spay because there is some
 conflict as to what to do with her.  She was sick
 at
 the time we trapped her, and very thin, but now she
 is
 eating so well it's hard to look at her like she's
 sick.  Her orginal caretaker doesn't want her
 returned
 to her yard, more out of fear that the cat will get
 sick again, go off somewhere and die.  The cat was
 not
 a piece of cake to trap in the first place, and is
 the
 most secretive of the adults in the yard, so I can
 see
 where she's coming from.  She doesn't want her
 living
 in a cage either...any thoughts on this?
 
 Thank you,
 
 Janine
 
 
 




Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread gblane
Regarding Emmet, My guess would be that's not necessarily so (that he's 
dying).  Could be fighting it off.  They can do that.  Could be fighting 
something else off, like a uri.  Or on the other hand would be developing 
lymphoma.   WOuld require a vet check.  Might start giving him interferon 
Alpha, or some other immune system boosters.


Just my 2c.

Gloria
in Arkansas

At 09:31 AM 8/28/2005, you wrote:

Hello everyone,
...
The adoptive mom's vet said Emmet's glands are swollen
and doesn't give this kitten long.  Is this
necessarily so?

Their positive mother, who is quite feral,is still
crated weeks after her spay because there is some
conflict as to what to do with her.  She was sick at
the time we trapped her, and very thin, but now she is
eating so well it's hard to look at her like she's
sick.  Her orginal caretaker doesn't want her returned
to her yard, more out of fear that the cat will get
sick again, go off somewhere and die.  The cat was not
a piece of cake to trap in the first place, and is the
most secretive of the adults in the yard, so I can see
where she's coming from.  She doesn't want her living
in a cage either...any thoughts on this?

Thank you,

Janine





Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread janine paton
Gloria, 

Thanks for that 2c.  I got the feeling the vet was
leaning towards euth'sia and I didn't want to argue
the point when I   don't really know what I'm talking
about. 

Janine

--- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

 Regarding Emmet, My guess would be that's not
 necessarily so (that he's 
 dying).  Could be fighting it off.  They can do
 that.  Could be fighting 
 something else off, like a uri.  Or on the other
 hand would be developing 
 lymphoma.   WOuld require a vet check.  Might start
 giving him interferon 
 Alpha, or some other immune system boosters.
 
 Just my 2c.
 
 Gloria
 in Arkansas
 
 At 09:31 AM 8/28/2005, you wrote:
 Hello everyone,
 ...
 The adoptive mom's vet said Emmet's glands are
 swollen
 and doesn't give this kitten long.  Is this
 necessarily so?
 
 Their positive mother, who is quite feral,is still
 crated weeks after her spay because there is some
 conflict as to what to do with her.  She was sick
 at
 the time we trapped her, and very thin, but now she
 is
 eating so well it's hard to look at her like she's
 sick.  Her orginal caretaker doesn't want her
 returned
 to her yard, more out of fear that the cat will get
 sick again, go off somewhere and die.  The cat was
 not
 a piece of cake to trap in the first place, and is
 the
 most secretive of the adults in the yard, so I can
 see
 where she's coming from.  She doesn't want her
 living
 in a cage either...any thoughts on this?
 
 Thank you,
 
 Janine
 
 
 





Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread maimaipg
Many vets opt out.  They know the pain and expense to the families involved
and may not understand the joys involved in giving a little one a loving,
safe home.even if it is for a little while.  If you have to argue the
point and if he is in no apparent pain perhaps changing vets, or at least
consulting another vet or alternative vet, would be a good idea.  If nothing
else you/she would have a better basis for your decision, not matter what it
is.


- Original Message - 
From: janine paton [EMAIL PROTECTED]
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Sunday, August 28, 2005 3:48 PM
Subject: Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat


 Gloria,

 Thanks for that 2c.  I got the feeling the vet was
 leaning towards euth'sia and I didn't want to argue
 the point when I   don't really know what I'm talking
 about.

 Janine

 --- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

  Regarding Emmet, My guess would be that's not
  necessarily so (that he's
  dying).  Could be fighting it off.  They can do
  that.  Could be fighting
  something else off, like a uri.  Or on the other
  hand would be developing
  lymphoma.   WOuld require a vet check.  Might start
  giving him interferon
  Alpha, or some other immune system boosters.
 
  Just my 2c.
 
  Gloria
  in Arkansas
 
  At 09:31 AM 8/28/2005, you wrote:
  Hello everyone,
  ...
  The adoptive mom's vet said Emmet's glands are
  swollen
  and doesn't give this kitten long.  Is this
  necessarily so?
  
  Their positive mother, who is quite feral,is still
  crated weeks after her spay because there is some
  conflict as to what to do with her.  She was sick
  at
  the time we trapped her, and very thin, but now she
  is
  eating so well it's hard to look at her like she's
  sick.  Her orginal caretaker doesn't want her
  returned
  to her yard, more out of fear that the cat will get
  sick again, go off somewhere and die.  The cat was
  not
  a piece of cake to trap in the first place, and is
  the
  most secretive of the adults in the yard, so I can
  see
  where she's coming from.  She doesn't want her
  living
  in a cage either...any thoughts on this?
  
  Thank you,
  
  Janine
 
 
 








Re: Deirdre has swollen glands under her jaw

2005-04-14 Thread carlas
Try clavamox that worked for my guy with swollen glands

Carla


From:   Kathy Gittel [EMAIL PROTECTED]
To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Date sent:  Wed, 13 Apr 2005 16:58:56 -0400
Subject:Deirdre has swollen glands under her jaw
Send reply to:  felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

 Deirdre was sneezing and coughing, infrequently for a few days and her
 neck was quite swollen. The 2 glands under her jaw were swollen. She's
 been on amoxicillin 50mg twice a day since I noticed this on April 2nd
 and she's always taken Lysine (500 mg.
 
 Presently her neck is back to normal size and she's no longer coughing
 or sneezing, but there's still some swelling under her jaw. It feels
 like 2 tiny peas, one on each side. She's only recently become tame,
 so I hate to stress her by taking her in, but I'm not sure what's
 going on and we have no base-line blood work for her.
 
 Any ideas?
 
 Kathy and Deirdre
 
 
 
 





Re: Deirdre has swollen glands under her jaw

2005-04-13 Thread Lernermichelle




After i had mono, the lymph nodes in my neck stayed enlarged for a long 
time and I can still feel one of them, 16 years later. So it might be that they 
are still enlarged from a prior infection.

I think I would get her checked, though.
Michelle

In a message dated 4/13/05 4:59:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
Deirdre 
  was sneezing and coughing, infrequently for a few days and her neck was 
  quite swollen. The 2 glands under her jaw were swollen. She's been on 
  amoxicillin 50mg twice a day since I noticed this on April 2nd and she's 
  always taken Lysine (500 mg.Presently her neck is back to normal size 
  and she's no longer coughing or sneezing, but there's still some swelling 
  under her jaw. It feels like 2 tiny peas, one on each side. She's only 
  recently become tame, so I hate to stress her by taking her in, but I'm 
  not sure what's going on and we have no base-line blood work for 
  her.Any ideas?Kathy and Deirdre




Re: Deirdre has swollen glands under her jaw

2005-04-13 Thread Belinda Sauro
   These are probably her lymphnodes, when Bailey was dealing with the 
really bad stomastisis his were also swollen.  He was on so many 
different antibiotics, but mainly for the stomastisis since the swollen 
lymphnodes were a symptom of that in his case.

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Re: Deirdre has swollen glands under her jaw

2005-04-13 Thread Kathy Gittel
Okay. Any ideas on how long she should remain on the meds? I 
understood that with an FELV+ cat, you should stay on meds for quite a 
while longer than - cats.

After i had mono, the lymph nodes in my neck stayed enlarged for a 
long  time
and I can still feel one of them, 16 years later. So it might be that 
they
are still enlarged from a prior infection.

I think I would get her checked, though.
Michelle

In a message dated 4/13/05 4:59:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:

Deirdre  was sneezing and coughing, infrequently for a few days and 
her
neck was  quite swollen. The 2 glands under her jaw were swollen. 
She's
been on  amoxicillin 50mg twice a day since I noticed this on April 
2nd
and she's  always taken Lysine (500 mg.

Presently her neck is back to normal size  and she's no longer 
coughing
or sneezing, but there's still some swelling  under her jaw. It feels
like 2 tiny peas, one on each side. She's only  recently become tame,
so I hate to stress her by taking her in, but I'm  not sure what's
going on and we have no base-line blood work for  her.

Any ideas?

Kathy and Deirdre





Re: Deirdre has swollen glands under her jaw

2005-04-13 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
Amber had swollen glands, and we just put her on Baytril to get them down, and since then she has not had another flare up, is Deirdre FeLV +?Kathy Gittel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
Deirdre was sneezing and coughing, infrequently for a few days and her neck was quite swollen. The 2 glands under her jaw were swollen. She's been on amoxicillin 50mg twice a day since I noticed this on April 2nd and she's always taken Lysine (500 mg.Presently her neck is back to normal size and she's no longer coughing or sneezing, but there's still some swelling under her jaw. It feels like 2 tiny peas, one on each side. She's only recently become tame, so I hate to stress her by taking her in, but I'm not sure what's going on and we have no base-line blood work for her.Any ideas?Kathy and Deirdre

Re: Deirdre has swollen glands under her jaw

2005-04-13 Thread Lernermichelle




I don't know. I guess I would do another week? Or ask the vet?
Michelle

In a message dated 4/13/05 5:07:05 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
Okay. 
  Any ideas on how long she should remain on the meds? I understood that 
  with an FELV+ cat, you should stay on meds for quite a while longer than - 
  cats.