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How old is your dog?
Does it look like this?
No, it is oval shaped. About the size of Pea.
Without testing, hard to know.
It can be a benign meibomian gland adenoma.
It can also be a true cancer, carcinoma or sarcoma.
Has a small opening and it is bleeding just a little bit
In an older pet - best to have this evaluated.
At times, when bleeding and irritating the eye, even if benign - best to just have it removed.
This will prevent trauma to the cornea, continued bleeding, and risk of infection
ok we plan to take her to the vet tomorrow
Good - that would be well worth it here.
Should we put anything on it for now?
An e-collar to prevent further scratching / pawing at the lesion
Don't have that. Should we dry the blood with a paper towel?
Yes - you can gently pat the area.
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