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Old 08-29-2014, 05:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
maxo16
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Default Drinking a lot of water, urinating a lot, noticeable decrease in energy.

Hi guys, i've been a frequent visitor of this website and have found lots of useful information, so i figured i'd give it a shot to see if anyone has any tips or ideas seeing as I'm scratching my head on this one....

Fuser is about 4 years old. He has had EPI for about 2 years now and i don't think it is related to how he's been the last 2 weeks.

we've noticed he had less energy a few weeks ago and noticed he was shedding a lot more than usual, we went to the vet and he told us that everything seems pretty vague at the moment but if he gets worse then come in again and to bring him in on monthly check ups of his weight.

he did get better after a few days it seemed, then we noticed he was drinking large amounts of water and peeing a lot, finding the kitchen with pee in the mornings because he couldn't go the night without peeing, and also again slightly less energy.

we went to the vet again and they took blood to do a full blood test and check for diabetes, it came back negative, he then suggested a urine sample, that came back negative today as well. he was testing for diabetes insipidus.

Fuser is drinking a bit less water than before, he told us to measure how much he was drinking before, and a few days ago he drank like 12L of water, everything i read online about DI was to make sure they had access to as much water as they could have.

now i'm scratching my head because he said Fusers urine came back negative of anything serious.

he mentioned there was a little bit more white blood cells and than can indicate some sort of infection maybe but to not worry over the weekend and to touch base on tuesday.

if anyone has had any similar symptoms it'd be much appreciated, the one thing i hate about it all is they can't talk to you and tell you what they're feeling..

also his breath has started to smell a bit, it usually never did...

thanks in advance

max.
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