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My dog has black raised spots next to s genitals that were

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Hello doctor, my dog has black raised spots next to his genitals that were not there before. Any idea what they may be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr B replied 1 year ago.

HI this is DRB and I would be happy to help you with this.....I have seen something similar to what you are describing on my patients before. Usually these are just areas of either comedones (black heads) or localized areas of hyper-pigmentation from licking that area. When dogs lick especially on their ventral abdomen (belly) they can get black spots in those areas.

It is also possible that it could be melanoma, but that is very doubtful, Usually when I see these they are either one of the two I have described above.

I hope this helps you. Sincerely, DRB

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Expert:  Dr B replied 1 year ago.

Let me know if you need further assistance. I check my computer every night. DRB

Expert:  Dr B replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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