Re: OK to Test if Still Ouchy? WAS: Trim Review and Shedding Question
I'm reposting this message as vet is scheduled for today and maybe I should cancel?
Maybe my question isn't clear. Will the lab results be difficult to interpret if draw is taken when he's a bit painful? I'm assuming I should wait until this clears up, but could bloodwork help me see if his Prascend dose needs tweaking?
---In EquineCushings@..., <suzannemansolilli@...> wrote :
Monty recovered from the April trim within a week and we were back to walking, but after I did a touch up trim, he turned up sore again the day after. (We walked after the trim without a problem). So I figured his pain may have been coincidental to the last 2 trims and was instead due to him nibbling grass through his paddock fence. Barn owner put up a temporary electric cable inside the fencing. He's better, willing to walk in soft arena, but not willing to walk on road still, and it's been a month since last trim and a couple of weeks since the new fence.
I have been anxious to re-test his ACTH, gluconse, insulin, leptin for the past month, but have been way-laid by this soreness. New vet is scheduled for this coming Tuesday, as I thought his pain would have resolved itself by now, but he's still a bit ouchy.
What to do? Wait or go ahead and test?
SuzanneM & Monty
Western Colorado — July 2014