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How to help deep open old wound to heal quicker?
May contracted a very bad wound.
The wound is already more than a month old.
It's a very deep open wound on a hind leg after a dog bite on 28th November 2011.
Was operated twice - first wound was stitched up and got infected, second time was to clean out the pus and scrape all dead tissue, and was left open with a drain in.
Now there is no pus, but wound is not healing as fast as should. And when she walks - she often shakes her leg.
Temperature is on and off and we are at vets every day to every second day. Finadyne was given three times already with intervals, and she is on different drugs (by now only injections - she will vomit anything given by mouth). Our vet now says that he is very worried.
There is no other option for another vet - ours are the best vets in the country.
May started eating better now, but what else can be done to help the wound to heal? The longer she is on drugs - the less chance for her kidneys and liver to stay healthy.