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01 Apr 2007

Pinched Nerve in 2 year old dog
Hi, I took my dog to the emergency vet yesterday for crying when I went to pick him up. I had scared hijm as he did not know that I was behind him and then he started screaming. The vet said that his adrenaline was running so high they could not detect where the pain was coming from. Therefore though it to be a pinched nerve, we have him on anti inflammatory pills, which definitely seem to be helping however only two have been given so far. Can anyone tell me how long it takes to heal a pinched nerve and should I have an MRI done to make sure no discs are damaged. Please any info and all info on this topic would be GREATLY APPRECIATED. Thank you.
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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

An MRI will show how severe the lesion is and whether surgery will be needed. Keep him quiet while on the medication as they can exacerbate the condition when the pain is under control.
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