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My dog had a abscessed tooth removed about 6 months ago. She started draining yellow "stuff" from her nose. I am on the 4th round of antibiotics. She has extreme difficultly breathing from her nose. She "snores" or makes lots of loud noises trying to breath through her mouth. My vet does not have a scope to see if anything is going on in her nose. X-rays show nothing is there. Does any one know what could be wrong?
 

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You need to take her to a specialist who can scope her. Also your regular vet needs to do a culture and sensitivity test to see what type of bacteria is growing in the "yellow stuff" from her nose. It could be a lot of things. Polyps and sinus infection are at the top of the list. You will not know for sure until an endoscope is performed.
 

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I've never been through this with a dog, but did with a horse several years ago.

I agree with luv mi pets on the scope. With 4 rounds of antibiotics, it should be better, and since it's not, then I would suspect something else is also going on or they haven't gotten to the root of the real issue. You need to know so there is no more guesswork. I say this because I struggled with my mare's issues for close to a year and a half and 4 vets later before finally getting a referral to the Vet School--and even after then, one more vet before finally getting all of the answers I needed. Hindsight, had they scoped her from the get go, we could've cut out a lot of unneccesary, "let's try this" or "let's give this a little more time".

It could be as simple as a different antibiotic is needed because an immunity has been built up. Or it could be a tumor or another infection going on as well. Not to scare you, but I do believe the scope will give you answers and get you on the right road to recovery.

Good luck!! :)
 

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I've never been through this with a dog, but did with a horse several years ago.

What was wrong with your horse?

Hindsight, had they scoped her from the get go, we could've cut out a lot of unneccesary, "let's try this" or "let's give this a little more time".
You may think that the scope is expensive but as Goldens&labs4Me and others have found out it gets expensive to do "let's try this" over and over again.
 
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