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Incurin Can Cause Vulva Swelling in Dogs: A Known Side Effect

Incurin Can Cause Vulva Swelling in Dogs: A Known Side Effect

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Three weeks ago, Misha started taking Incurin (Estriol) for urine leakage.  Incurin is a synthetic hormone that has less side effects than DES and is usually more effective than other medications used for this female urine leakage.   With Incurin, you start your dog on the maximum dose of two pills every day for two weeks.  Then, you reduce it to one pill a day for 7 days. You reduce the amount each week (always keeping your dog on any dose for…

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The Results of the Urinalysis

The Results of the Urinalysis

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Last week I had to take Misha back to the Vets to do a urinalysis.  She’s been leaking small amounts of urine off and on for a few weeks.  The veterinarian wanted to make sure she didn’t have a UTI before doing anything else. As you know, going to the Vets is quite an adventure for us.  (I’m traumatized, too.)  I had to take her in early.  I knew that she would never be able to hold her bladder until…

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