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Craig Fujioka, Cat Veterinarian
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Experience:  Emergency Veterinarian at Yorba Regional Animal Hospital
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Our dog has a swollen paw, with? Blisters on it, her other

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Our dog has a swollen paw, with ? Blisters on it, her other two paws also are slightly swollen and also have blisters. She has been in keflex for 4 days with no improvement on swelling and we have been doing Epson salt soaks. Do u happen to know what these ? Blisters might be, they r bumpy and a little hard. Don't know if we can post pictures on here?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Craig Fujioka replied 10 months ago.

Are the blisters on the bottom of the pads or on the area where fur is?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
On the bottom, some in between the pads. And one next to the nails
Expert:  Craig Fujioka replied 10 months ago.

Are they firm, painful, and fluid discharge from the area? How long have you noticed them there?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Here is another picture of her back paw that is only s little swollen, but does have the ? Blisters
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Started Monday just one paw, believe is fluid filled, the ? Blisters seem to be firm, but are sensitive to touch, did go to vet Tuesday and started on keflex 2 pills 2x a day, have follow up Tuesday but no improvement and ? To take to different vet this weekend
Expert:  Craig Fujioka replied 10 months ago.

They look like they could be papilloma viral dermal warts from the pictures (although it is difficult to get a true sense of a skin lesion without seeing it in person) They usually do not pop up as quickly as you are stating. In most cases a biopsy would be necessary to confirm a diagnosis. If the lesions are not improving or worsening - she should be reevaluated and possible have them biopsied or try a course of anti-inflammatories in conjunction with the antibiotics (keflex) to see if it helps.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Okay, thank u.
Expert:  Craig Fujioka replied 10 months ago.

Wish you the best with her and a speedy recovery. Please contact me if you have any further questions

Expert:  Craig Fujioka replied 10 months ago.

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