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Q. My yks terrier 6 yrs of age 5kilos has had 11 full on seizures in 24 hours out of the blue and always well before. Hospitaled 3 days. On 30mg epiphen

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. This is just a matter of waiting and see if the epiphen is going to be effective as well as how much brain damage, if any, your dog has suffered as a result of those seizures. there is always the possibility of a brain tumor that is causing it unfortunately, but i hope it's going to be something else with a better prognosis (epilepsy).


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