Diagnosis & Treatment of Internal Conditions
Veterinary internal medicine involves treating diseases and disorders of animals' internal systems.
While we are not specialists in internal medicine, at Coral Breeze Animal Hospital, our vets are able to diagnose and treat some general internal conditions. We have a range of diagnostic and imaging tools available to identify these issues.
If your pet is experiencing a condition that we are unable to diagnose or treat at our clinic, we will offer a referral to a veterinary internal medicine specialist in the Boynton Beach area for more advanced care.
Laboratory & Diagnostics
We support a comprehensive approach to veterinary medicine with testing, imaging and other diagnostic procedures.
Our in-house veterinary lab is equipped with the technology needed to diagnose your pet's condition quickly and accurately so that treatment can begin sooner.
Internal Medicine Conditions
If your pet is exhibiting symptoms of an internal condition, your vet will conduct a comprehensive physical exam of your pet to diagnose the issue and create a detailed treatment plan customized to their needs.
Signs of Internal Conditions in Pets
Some of the commonly seen symptoms of veterinary internal conditions are:
- Frequent Urination
- Diarrhea / Constipation
- Increased / Decreased Thirst
- Change in appetite
- Coughing / Sneezing
- Defecation or Urination Indoors
Your pet's health is our highest priority.
If your pet needs a procedure or expertise that we do not offer, we will refer you to an experienced veterinary internal medicine specialist near Boynton Beach.
Internal Medicine FAQs
What types of tests do you perform at your clinic?
Our veterinarians will recommend a series of tests or diagnostic procedures based on the type and size of your pet, including the following:
- ECG / EKG
We will refer you to a specialist if your pet needs additional diagnostic testing.
How do you diagnose internal conditions in pets?
Internal medicine is combined with the findings of your pet's full examination to create a comprehensive understanding of their health.
Diagnosis and treatment recommendations are based on your pet's health, their medical history, and all findings from their bloodwork, lab results, imaging, and any other testing.
This helps our vets to ensure we are treating your pet's health issues at the root and can prevent other secondary issues from developing.
What if my pet has a serious condition?
If your pet has been diagnosed with a condition that we are able to treat, their care will continue at our clinic.
However, if your pet is in need of expertise or surgery that we cannot do, we will refer you to an experienced specialist who is trained in that field.
Coral Breeze Animal Hospital offers referrals to skilled veterinary specialists in the Boynton Beach area.
How much will my pet's appointment cost?
The cost of your dog or cat's visit will depend on what kind of pet you have, the services that we perform and other factors.
We will provide a cursory estimate of the cost of our services prior to treating your pet. However, unforeseen circumstances may arise that impact your final bill.
We will always discuss our estimate with all clients before they leave our facility, and require a deposit based on our estimate prior to any further treatment.