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Old 09-25-2018, 02:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I'm sorry you and Herman have to go through this. I have no personal experience with treating cardiovascular issues, but they are relatively common - and so is the prescription of Lasix. Cardiac enlargement and pulmonary oedema are usually seen in those cases, I know of several people who've went through congestive heart failure with their hogs. Unfortunately long-term prognosis is poor.

The next step would indeed be a echocardiogram. If it's a heart issue, a complete blood count and biochemical profile can be done to monitor the effects of treatment (if you decide to go with treatment).
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