Internal medicine deals with battling your pet’s health problems from the inside out. Cats and dogs, like human beings, develop serious health conditions that require specialized care. When they show certain symptoms, it’s an indication that they need to visit a veterinarian.
Internal complex health problems necessitate the use of internal medicine for both dogs and cats. All diseases have symptoms. Many health problems can be detected and brought to the veterinarian’s attention in time for treatment. The most common way to combat these symptoms is through internal medicine.
Internal medicine handles gastrointestinal, heart diseases, respiratory diseases, hormonal diseases, and liver complications, to name a few. When coupled with advanced medical equipment, treatment can be highly effective for your dog or cat.
When to Use a Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialist
You want what’s best for your pet. When they have health issues, you want to take them to specialists who specifically deal with internal health conditions. Our caring, professional team will consult with you about your pet’s condition and determine what treatments are best for them.
In addition to running any essential tests using sophisticated equipment, our team will explain any processes and your pet’s experiences with them beforehand. Some conditions involving internal medicine include:
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Liver problems
- Respiratory diseases
- Pancreatic disorders
- Immune-mediated disorders
- Endocrine diseases
- Infectious Diseases
The diagnosis of certain medical conditions in your cat or dog is sometimes made through veterinary diagnostic imaging. Our team will work with your vet to provide any diagnostic imaging your pet needs. We use state-of-the-art equipment such as ultrasound, MRI, digital radiography, and CT. Our team of radiologists are board-certified and extensively trained in diagnostic imaging.
Care and Monitoring
When your pet has been diagnosed with a serious condition, they need to be monitored regularly. This way, you can ensure that they are responsive to the treatment. When you are giving your pet any medications, you should also ensure that any dietary requirements are met to quicken the healing process.
There are chronic conditions that require more advanced medical protocols. Some require surgical intervention. Together, we will devise the best treatment plan after any diagnosis. Call us today to learn more about our internal medicine department.