The bad news is that the swelling remains.
Apparently the cyst was just a coincidence and the swelling is due to the yeast infection. We're doing the medicated foot baths religiously, every two days. I also change all her sheets after every bath. Those have to be the cleanest sheets in the history of clean sheets.
The salty smell is gone but the swelling is not.
It has temporarily improved after Jasmine's underwater treadmill session on Saturday. She also got cold laser treatment on all her feet. But the next day it seemed to look about the same as at the beginning.
What would my life be if I didn't have something to worry about?
Jasmine's vet, though, isn't surprised by this and says that he wouldn't expect the swelling go down until Tuesday or Wednesday. We also made a follow-up appointment so he can check it out. With our planned trip to Jasmine's ranch (we're supposed to leave Thursday early morning), I would really like for this to be resolved before that.
So it all depends on whether the leg looks good by then and/or whether her vet clears her for the trip. I would hate to run into complications while virtually in the middle of nowhere and I'd prefer having a vet whom I trust on the case.
So far we're acting as if we're going as planned.
Jasmine is already on low-glycemic diet, just low starch veggies and animal protein. I am wondering whether I should add some coconut oil or oregano. A bit of coconut oil shouldn't hurt anything. I am somewhat worried about oregano because Jasmine doesn't do all herbs equally well.
One virtue that I am not very fond of - patience.
Oh Lord, give me patience, and give it to me now!On second thought, never mind patience, give me healthy Jasmine. Thank you so much. Amen.
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