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Q. We recently took pet in for dental surgery, after pick up dog, after 5 days now, noticed she had balance issues and always stagger to left

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. The only think i could think about that could be related is if something was accidentally damaged in the inner ear during the procedure, that would explain the stagger to the left and the balance issues.

It could also be an unrelated ear infection or brain tumor, as well as a stroke, but obviously the timing makes it suspicious that it had something to do with the procedure.


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