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Hi there- i am Dr. Kane and will be assisting you with your questions about Bailey tonight. I am sorry to hear he is having this problem. Does the paw seem sore? Any chance you can upload a photo of the swelling?
Has it been leaking any fluid?
And yes- thank you for the pictures.
It's hard to say for sure from the pictures- but it appears to be more of a growth than an abscess from a sticker. You can try soaking it in a warm Epsom salt bath twice daily to see if this helps draw anything out. Based on how this looks- I think it would be worth a trip to his vet for it to be examined and potentially tested. In the meantime- make sure he is not licking at it- use a cone collar if necessary.
No problem! Did you have any other questions I can address tonight? I hope it is nothing too serious. He is lucky to have you looking out for him! When you have a moment, please provide a rating for me.