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1) When did you notice this?
2) Is it growing in size?
3) Changing shape?
4) Has it been tested in any way?
1) last week
2 not anymore but did
4) just keeping it clean
The concern here - without a diagnosis, it is not possible to give a specific treatment plan.Understandably...If it is an infection, antibiotics will be needed.If it is a benign growth - in all likelihood no, something topical will not shrink it.If it is a mast cell tumor, common in this breed, it should be surgically removed.
For this reason, well worth having your veterinarian examine and test the lesion.
If it is a mast cell tumor, best to be proactive and have this removed now, before it can either change in size and get larger (more difficult to then remove) or spread.
ok, i will take him in and have it looked at
Yes - I think that would be best!
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