42977Re: [FH] Re: Punky's purple gums / Coca tea
- Aug 8, 2011Punky's blood test failed because the blood was hemolyzed :(
So, they took the blood sample again today.
The xray showed he is beginning to accumulate liquid in his lungs :(
He isn't in diuretics yet.
The electro showed very little strength in his heart for pumping the blood
and apparently that is the reason of why Punky woke up with his purple gums
on Wednesday. His gums are back to pink now, but his conjunctivae are
slightly purple :(
I already emailed his cardiologist for her to decide whether we should make
an appointment with her.
On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Mmayer11 <mmayer11@...> wrote:
> Amazing! If the conditions I was worried about were active, the color of
> Punky's gums would not suddenly return to normal...not in my experience.
> Glad you'll have those blood tests done...it will ease your mind and give
> you some confidence that there's not some underlying condition. Remember
> with a CBC it is just a snap shot...the blood results today are just
> that...not necessarily what they will be tomorrow. In any event it will give
> you some sort of baseline. Please keep us posted.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ana Gutierrez-Preciado <anagtz@...>
> To: Mmayer11 <mmayer11@...>; feline-heart <
> Sent: Fri, Aug 5, 2011 9:20 am
> Subject: Re: [FH] Re: Punky's purple gums / Coca tea
> Punky's gums are back to normal :)
> Today we woke up to pink healthy gums :)
> Is it normal that the purple gums last for a couple of days or the coca tea
> is really working?
> We will go anyway for the blood test and for the electro today.
> Best wishes,
> Ana & Punky
> Ana Gutierrez Preciado
> *From: * Mmayer11 <mmayer11@...>
> *Date: *Thu, 4 Aug 2011 14:44:06 -0400 (EDT)
> *To: *<anagtz@...>; <email@example.com>
> *Subject: *Re: [FH] Re: Punky's purple gums / Coca tea
> Purple gums are as bad as pale gums in animals as well as people. I'm
> glad you'll have the blood testing tomorrow! Good luck.
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