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Out-of-place Urethral Lining in Dogs

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Treatment

 

If there is inflammation or risk for infection, antibiotics are often prescribed prophylactically (preventively). In cases of extensive bleeding or pain, surgery will generally be recommended, but in many instances there is no need for treatment. Slowing your dog's physical activity to allow time for rest and healing is generally all that is required for the condition to pass.

 

Living and Management

 

The risk of recurrence is fairly high, so it is important for you to observe any physical changes to the dog's genital area.

 

Prevention

 

Unfortunately, there are no preventive measures for urethral prolapse. If a dog shows a high likelihood of recurrence, neutering the animal may be your best option.

 

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