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These are benign skin tumors common in older Bichon's. They do not cause any harm except when , during grooming, they are clipped. Those that are at risk should be removed by your vet because once they start bleeding, it is hard to stop them. They can be removed under a local anesthesia.
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It is hard to know if these are caused by the liver without doing a biopsy. There is no topical treatment except perhaps Cryotherapy to treat these. I am still assuming these are benign skin tumors but without a biopsy, we cannot be sure. Surgical removal is still the best and curative.