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The internal medicine team at Mission Veterinary Emergency & Specialty treats a variety of health issues that originate from different parts of the body. While the below list is not exhaustive, our veterinarians can help address the following health problems:
Infectious diseases: Like kennel cough, which can be mitigated through vaccination and treatment.
Stomach and intestinal disease: Including digestive problems.
Kidney and liver disease: In addition to degenerative conditions due to old age, such as kidney and liver failure.
Immune disorders: Either genetic or late onset, which can make your pet more vulnerable to other diseases.
Pancreatic disease: Including pancreatitis in both dogs and cats.
Hormonal disease and disorders: And other genetic issues that can affect your pet’s behavior and overall health.
Respiratory disease: Relating to any issues with the upper and lower respiratory systems, including the mouth, nose, airways, throat, and lungs.
Blood disease: Or other issues relating to the normal functioning of blood cells.
Some types of cancers: Cancers related to the organs can usually be treated by our internal medicine team.
Our internal medicine team at Mission Veterinary Emergency & Specialty communicates and works with other specialty departments in order to provide a comprehensive care plan for your pet’s unique situation. Treatment may include, but is not limited to, the following procedures:
Advanced diagnostic tools that can help to determine the specific ailment your pet is suffering from.
Surgeries to aid in the treatment of diseases that impact internal organs.
Medication that can help manage symptoms and aid in your pet’s recovery.
Holistic care to monitor and treat other health problems that may arise that may be related to the initial diagnosis.
Endoscopy is the insertion of a long, thin tube directly into the body to observe an internal organ or tissue in detail.
An ultrasound scan uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of the inside of the body. It is suitable for use during pregnancy
CT is a diagnostic tool used to look at various parts of the body, especially those made of bone (including joints), air (including lungs and the nose), and soft tissue structures- particularly those with a blood supply.
Our internal veterinary medicine practitioners are experienced with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of a wide variety of animal internal health issues. If you have any further questions about the types of services we offer or the diseases we can help treat, do not hesitate to call us at (913) 722-5566 or contact us below.